Kristine Anigwe, a Nigerian-American basketball star from the University of California, Berkeley is one of the top talents in the 2019 WNBA Draft class. Anigwe is expected to be a Top 10 pick and was previously named the USBWA National Freshman of the Year and Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year.
During her junior campaign, Anigwe was named an AP All-American honorable mention. She entered her senior season with 1,849 career points which was fourth on Cal’s all-time scoring list and the second-most by any active Division I women’s basketball player.
She is now the all-time leading scorer and rebounder in Cal history.
Before her collegiate career, Anigwe was the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year and a Parade Magazine All-American. She was rated No. 8 overall by ESPN and the No. 1 post player in the country.
For more photos of Kristine, check out the pictures below and be sure to head on over to Instagram and click follow to join the growing list of more than 11,700 fans who can’t wait to see her next move.
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