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Abby Waner


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5-10 Guard - Duke

AP Honorable Mention All-America (2008); Naismith Candidate for National Player of the Year (2008); All-ACC third team (2008); All-ACC Tournament first team honors (2007-2008); All-ACC Academic team (2007-2008); Member of Team USA - U21 World Champions (2007); John R. Wooden Award midseason list (2007); State Farm Wade Watch list (2007); All-ACC second team (2007); ACC All-Freshman Team (2006); Bridgeport Regional All-Tournament Team (2006).

Career Averages: 11.1 ppg, 3.2 apg, 2.3 spg, 33.5% 3FG, 41.2% FG
Senior Season: 9.8 ppg, 3.6 apg, 2.7 spg, 30.3% 3FG, 33.5% FG

WNBA Comparison: Coco Miller                    WDN Score: 0                   WDN Rank: 55

Strengths: A very energetic player; excellent in transition as both a passer and scorer; unlimited range, especially from the three point line; very aggressive player offensively; likes to drive in the lane to score or create for others; very active defensively with quick hands and anticipation skills;
Weaknesses: A very streaky shooter who can go through long periods without hitting a shot (has been a very weak shooter from everywhere her final two seasons); somewhat of a "Murphy's Law" type, letting her thoughts of missed shots affecting her on the court too much; possesses a low basketball IQ (does not know the strengths and weaknesses of her teammates, leading to the vast majority of her turnovers); misses too high a percentage of her shots at the rim for a 5-11 player with a pro build; needs to work on consistency from three point; prone to commit untimely and unnecessary turnovers in the half-court setting