Sam Logic named second-team ESPN All-American

Hawk Central staff

After being tabbed a preseason ESPN All-American, Iowa women’s basketball point guard Samantha Logic was named a second-team selection by the organization on Friday.

ESPN honored 10 players, five each to first and second teams. Logic is one of three seniors and three Big Ten Conference players on the squad. Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B. (first team) and Ohio State’s Kelsey Mitchell (second team) were chosen.

A unanimous first-team All-Big Ten pick for the second consecutive season, Logic became the first Hawkeye since Kachine Alexander (2010-11) to earn a first team all-Big Ten honor more than once and just the ninth in program history. She has been recognized by the conference in all four seasons, earning third-team honors as a sophomore and all-freshman team distinction.

She is the only player in NCAA history to accumulate at least 1,400 career points, 800 rebounds, 800 assists, and 200 steals. Logic, the NCAA's active career assists leader (869), ranks third in assists in Big Ten history and 14th in NCAA history.

The 15th-ranked Hawkeyes (24-7, 14-4) await their seed for there eighth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Brackets are released at 6 p.m. Monday.