Kansas State guard Shalee Lehning was named to the preseason All-Big 12 team announced Wednesday.
Lehning, a senior, was a first-team pick in 2008 after averaging 11.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 6.3 assists.The league’s newcomer of year, voted by the coaches, is Texas A&M’s Tanisha Smith, a transfer from Arkansas-Fort Smith who played at Lincoln Prep in Kansas City.
Co-freshmen of the year Tyra White of Texas A&M played at Hickman Mills.
All-Big 12 team
Rachel Allison and Jessica Morrow, Baylor, Alison Lacey, Iowa State, Brittainey Raven, Texas, Danielle Gant, Texas A&M.
Player of the year:
Newcomer of the year: Tanisha Smith, Texas A&M
Freshmen of the year: Whitney Hand, Oklahoma; Tyra White, Texas A&M.
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