USF's Lawson, Saunders earn Big East honors
USF senior center Jessica Lawson has been named a first-team All-Big East selection after leading the conference in double-doubles this season. Guard KaNeisha Saunders was one of 12 players named to the league's All-Freshman team as the conference unveiled its postseason honors.
Lawson, who led the Bulls in scoring and rebounding, was one of 11 players named to the first team. The Bulls (-15-14, 6-10) have the 11th seed in this weekend's Big East tournament, opening play Friday at 8 p.m. against 14th-seeded Cincinnati (11-17, 4-12) in Hartford.