The criteria for the award are the floor leadership, play-making and ball-handling skills that personified Hall of Famer, Nancy Lieberman during her career. Sportswriters from across the country have determined this final nominee list.
Other nominees include Skylar Diggins (Notre Dame), Chelsea Gray (Duke) Bria Hartley (Connecticut), Lindsey Moore (Nebraska), Samantha Prahalis (Ohio State), and Haley Steed (BYU).
Three finalists will be selected from this list and one winner at the beginning of April 2012. The announcement of the three finalists and one winner will be made during the Final Four Weekend (April 1-3, 2012).
This year's award will be presented at a noon luncheon at The Detroit Athletic Club on April 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.