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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 3/20/2024, Last updated: 3/21/2024
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Four Big Ten Student-Athletes Named AP All-Americans

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Four Big Ten women’s basketball student-athletes were named to the 2023-24 Associated Press (AP) All-America teams, the wire service announced Wednesday.
Iowa senior guard Caitlin Clark was a unanimous first team All-America honoree, becoming the 11th player to earn the distinction for a third time. The NCAA’s all-time leading scorer (women’s and men’s) is the first Division I player to have consecutive 1,000-point seasons and to also amass 3,000+ points and 1,000+ assists in a career. She was recently named a first team All-American by the USBWA while receiving National Player of the Year laurels from The Athletic, Sporting News and
Ohio State graduate student guard Jacy Sheldon earned second team All-America status after leading the Buckeyes to their first outright Big Ten regular season title in 14 years. It is her second time being recognized by the organization after being an honorable mention last year. Sheldon was voted a third team All-American by the USBWA and was a first team All-Big Ten selection this season.
Indiana graduate student forward Mackenzie Holmes is making her third appearance on an AP All-America team, this time with third team honors. She was tabbed as a first team selection in 2022-23 and an honorable mention in 2021-22. Holmes is a USBWA second team All-American and a unanimous first team All-Big Ten selection.
Sophomore Ohio State forward Cotie McMahon garnered the first AP recognition of her career with an honorable mention distinction. The first team All-Big Ten performer was an honorable mention All-America pick by the USBWA.