Aliyah Boston, star South Carolina F, announces plans for 2023-24
Aliyah Boston’s decorated South Carolina career has officially come to a close. Boston announced Saturday that she has declared for the 2023 WNBA Draft.
Boston leaves South Carolina after 4 years. The NCAA’s COVID-19 waiver gave her the option of returning for a 5th year. She shared the news on her Twitter account.
God makes no mistakes❤️ this program has been so good to my family and I. Wouldn’t trade these past 4 years for anything. With love gamecock nation❤️ #forevertothee pic.twitter.com/tM2iY0lMet
— Aliyah A. Boston (@aa_boston) April 1, 2023
Boston started all 138 games of her college career, averaging 14.1 points per game. Boston’s name is all over the program record books for numerous career, season and single-game records. She notably holds multiple program records for rebounds and double-doubles in a season.
A 4-time first-team All-SEC selection and 3-time unanimous All-American, Boston has collected a host of national awards and honors during her spectacular career.
In 2022, Boston was recognized with the following individual awards and honors after guiding the Gamecocks to a national championship:
- SEC Player of the Year
- SEC Defensive POY
- Naismith POY
- Naismith Defensive POY
- Wade Trophy
- USBWA POY
- AP POY
- Lisa Leslie Award
- Final Four Most Outstanding Player
- Wooden Award