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Rhyne Howard Topped the 2022 Rookie of the Yr

The WNBA has introduced that Rhyne Howard has received the Rookie of the Yr award for the 2022 season.

Howard led the Dream (14-22) to a fifth-place end within the Japanese Convention standings. The previous Kentucky All-American averaged 16.2 factors, 4.5 rebounds, and a couple of.8 assists per recreation on 36.1 p.c capturing from the sphere and 34.3 p.c from past the arc. She was the one rookie to be nominated to the 2022 All-Star Recreation. She additionally made historical past after she turned the sixth rookie to attain 30+ factors in her first 4 video games.

Howard earned 53 votes out of a doable 56 votes she may’ve gotten from WNBA media members and broadcasters. Howard additionally headlines the All-Rookie group that options NaLyssa Smith, Queen Egbo, Shakira Austin, and Rebekah Gardner. Austin acquired two ROY votes, and Smith acquired one. Howard is the second Dream participant to win the RY after Angel McCoughtry acquired it in 2009.

Howard entered the WNBA after a legendary profession at Kentucky. Her accolades embrace incomes First-Workforce All-American honors twice and successful the Freshman of the Yr award from the WBCA, USBWA, and SEC. Her SEC accolades embrace incomes the back-to-back Participant of the Yr awards, 4 All-SEC nominations, together with three First-Workforce nods from 2019-2021, and an All-Defensive group nod in 2020.



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