Substitutes earned Most Valuable Player honors for both teams during the 22nd annual Women's Basketball Coaches Association All-American game on Saturday in New Orleans, La.
Fullcourt.com publisher Lee Michaelson reported that Tyler Scaife
of Hall (Little Rock, Ark.)
earned top honors for the Black team, which posted a 74-70 victory over the Purple team. The 5-foot-8 Rutgers University signee came off the bench to shoot 8-for-14 from the field and scored 17 points.
Georgia Tech University signee Kaela Davis
of Buford (Ga.)
also scored 17 points for the Black team, while University of Washington signee Kelsey Plum
of La Jolla Country Day (La Jolla, Calif.)
added 14 points. Six-foot-3 Oderah Chidom
, a Duke University signee from Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland, Calif.)
, was high with eight rebounds and seven steals.Nia Coffey
, a Northwestern University recruit from Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.)
, came off the bench to score 12 points at critical times and earn MVP honors for the Purple team. High scorer for the Purple team was Jessica J Jackson
of Jacksonville (Ark.)
with 15 points. Jackson, who has committed to the University of Arkansas, also grabbed seven rebounds.
Mark Lewis of Blue Star Media reported that Diamond DeShields
of Norcross (Ga.)
played just 10 minutes due to a season-long stress fracture and "left the arena on crutches and in a boot." He also noted that Becca Greenwell
of Owensboro Catholic (Owensboro, Ky.)
, who reinjured her knee on Wednesday during the McDonald's All-American Game in Chicago, is "scheduled for surgery Tuesday."