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MM 10.28: Maryland women’s basketball forward Chloe Bibby named to Cheryl Miller Award watch list

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This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament - Championship Photo by G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images

Maryland women’s basketball forward Chloe Bibby was named to the Cheryl Miller Award Watch list Wednesday. The Cheryl Miller Award recognizes the top small forwards in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball delegated by a national committee of top college basketball personnel.

Bibby, a Mississippi State transfer who is now earning a graduate degree from Maryland, was ranked third on the team in scoring with 13.2 points per game while also grabbing six rebounds per contest. Bibby is currently a mere nine points away from her career 1,000 and will most likely achieve that feat early in the 2021-22 season.

Her performance last year earned her All-Big Ten Honorable Mention honors as she recorded four double-doubles and scored in double digits in 21 games in her first season as a Terp.

Before her time at Maryland, Bibby played in 88 career games at Mississippi State, while averaging 9.1 points and 4.8 boards per game over her two seasons as a Bullog. The small forward started in all 18 games of the 2018-19 season, before suffering an ACL tear.

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In addition to Bibby being named to the Cheryl Miller Award watch list on Wednesday, many other women’s basketball players received preseason honors on Tuesday.

Maryland men’s basketball guard Eric Ayala was named to the preseason All-Big Ten team.

Maryland field hockey goalie Noelle Frost earned national honors after her performance against then-No. 2 Michigan.

Maryland men’s basketball has four players in the CBS Sports Top 100 And 1 college basketball player rankings.

Maryland softball looks forward to its fall ball game on Friday.