Wyoming Basketball's Dent named to WBCA All-Region Seven Team

March 25, 2015

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

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For the first time in her career, junior Marquelle Dent was among five individuals selected to the WBCA All-Region Seven Team announced today by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. The selection committee will select the 10-member WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team from the 52 All-Region candidates. The 2015 WBCA Division I Coaches' All-America Team will be announced Saturday April 4, during NCAA® Women's Final Four® Super Saturday festivities.

Dent, from Denver, Colo., led the Cowgirls in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played this season. She shot 182-of-418 (.435) from the field and 131-of-166 (.789) from the charity stripe. In league games, she averaged a team-high 16.8 points, 6.4 assists and 2.4 steals in 36 minutes per game while shooting 109-of-255 (.427) from the field and 63-of-84 (.750) from the free throw line. Dent ranked among the Top Five in six categories both overall and in MW play.

She was recently selected to the All-Mountain West and All-Defensive Teams for the first time in her career. Dent finished in double- figures in 29 games including every game in MW play. She had two double-doubles while leading the team in assists 26 times, steals 18 times and scoring 14 times. The point guard also moved into sixth place all-time in career assists with 353.

Last season, Kayla Woodward was named to the All-Region Team, while the year season former Cowgirl Chaundra Sewell was selected.

Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For more information on the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.

Below are the NCAA Division I/WBCA selections for Region 7:

Region 7
Stacey BarrIdahoSr.G5-8
Marquelle DentUniversity of WyomingJr.G5-7
Mimi MungediUniversity of NevadaSr.C6-8
Tyonna OutlandCSU-BakersfieldSr.G5-9
Deanna WeaverBoise StateSr.G5-11