A’ja Wilson collects another National Player of the Year award

South Carolina senior forward A’ja Wilson was named Associated Press National Player of the Year, the media organization announced today after a vote of selected writers from across the country. Wilson’s unprecedented career with the Gamecocks culminated in her becoming the first in program history to capture national player of the year honors from multiple organizations.

WATCH: UConn players praise Dawn Staley, USC program

Before Carolina and UConn face off in the Elite 8 Monday night in Albany, New York, ABC Columbia asked three members of the Huskies — Gabby Williams, Kia Nurse and Katie Lou Samuelson — to give their opinions on Dawn Staley and if she’s building something complimentary to what UConn head coach Geno Auriemma has built in his 33 years with the Huskies.