Parker Wins Wade Trophy Player Of The Year

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Cleveland, Ohio (WVLT) -- It has been a huge morning for Candace Parker. The star of the Lady Vols was named to the Kodak All-American Team and was selected as the The State Farm Wade Trophy player of the year. The Wade Trophy is considered the Heisman Trophy of women's college basketball.

Parker becomes the second player from the Lady Vols to win the award following Daedra Charles who was given the the honor in 1991.

Volunteer TV's Rick Russo is in Cleveland for the Final Four and will bring you the latest throughout the day on and tonight during Sports Overtime on Volunteer TV News at 11.

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