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Marlies Gipson

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(photo courtesy of kstatesports.com)

6-0 Forward - Kansas State

All-Big 12 second team (2008); Kansas City Star All-Big 12 second team (2008); Big 12 Player of the Week (once); Big 12 All-Rookie Team (2006); Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 first team (2008); LMU/Hilton LAX Holiday Classic MVP (2008); Commerce Bank Wildcat Classic MVP (2007).

Career Averages: 10.9 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 2.1 bpg, 49.6% FG, 72.4% FT
Senior Season: 12.8 ppg, 6.7 rpg. 2.9 bpg, 49.3% FG, 69.8% FT
WNBA Comparison: Shyra Ely                                  WDN Score: 17                   WDN Rank: 21

Strengths: Very versatile; Can shoot from most spots on the floor, even three; Excellent footwork down low in the post; Strong rebounder; Steady defensive presense with solid shot blocking skills; strong defender who excels in blocking shots; good free throw shooter; a very smart player;

Weaknesses: Sometimes doesn't finish well with contact; May need to work on her speed just a little bit; Bad in late shot clock positions; needs to work on decision making as far as when to shoot; undersized in the post may got issue in pros; needs to work on staying aggressive offensively;