Kelsey Lang (40) Imani McGee-Stafford (34) and Brady Sanders (far right) are among 8 UT basketball players on the All Big 12 Academic Team (Stephen Spillman).

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Texas earns 8 players on All-Academic women’s hoops team

Posted February 19th, 2015

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Kelsey Lang (40), Imani McGee-Stafford (34) and Brady Sanders (far right) are among 8 UT basketball players on the All Big 12 Academic Team (Stephen Spillman).
Kelsey Lang (40), Imani McGee-Stafford (34) and Brady Sanders (far right) are among 8 UT basketball players on the All Big 12 Academic Team (Stephen Spillman).

Texas has a Big 12-leading eight women’s basketball players named to the All-Conference Academic team, the league announced Thursday.

Longhorns honored on the first team: guard Krystle Henderson, forward Kelsey Lang, center Imani McGee-Stafford, guard Celina Rodrigo, guard Brady Sanders and guard Brianna Taylor. Guard Empress Davenport and forward Nneka Enemkpali received second-team honors.

Sanders is a three-time Academic All-Big 12 first team honoree, while Enemkpali is a three-time Academic All-Big 12 second team honoree. McGee-Stafford and Rodrigo earned first-team honors for the second consecutive year.

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Davenport, Henderson, Lang and Taylor take home Academic All-Big 12 honors for the first time.

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

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