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Jernisha Cann


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5-10 Guard - IUPUI

Preseason Naismith Trophy Watch List Nomination (2008); Summit League Defensive Player of the Year (2007-2008); The Summit League All-Tournament Team (2008); Summit League Player of the Week (five times); Mid-Continent Conference First (2006-2008); Mid-Continent Conference’s Sixth Woman of the Year (2006);  Mid-Con’s All-Conference Second Team (2006).
Career Averages: 11.9 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 2.7 apg, 42.9% FG, 56.9% FT
Senior Season: 13.9 ppg, 10.8 rpg, 3.2 apg, 43.7% FG 56.4% FT
WNBA Comparison: Ruthie Bolton                        WDN Score: 14                   WDN Rank: 27

Strengths: A very strong, athletic presence; one of the best rebounders in the nation at her size; can take contact well; versatile and can play inside and out; anticipates well defensively; very quick on defense; good at drawing fouls; excellent handle; loves to push tempo;
Weaknesses: Too small to play post in the WNBA; needs to work on outside shooting as she'll transition to a perimeter position; needs work on free throw shooting; tends to commit silly fouls; shot selection can be bad; struggles against players considerably bigger than her;