The 2021-22 women’s college basketball regular season is winding down, and it’s that time of year when everyone is finalizing ballots for a variety of honors. But in the case of the Division I national player of the year, the race has been narrowed to one.

South Carolina junior forward Aliyah Boston was ESPN’s unanimous choice at No. 1 in our January rankings of the country’s top 25 players. If anything, her case has gotten stronger as the Gamecocks are poised to go wire to wire in the top spot in The Associated Press poll. There isn’t much suspense with this honor. Read More