Griner repeats as player of year

Originally Published: November 9, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

Most folks are not going to see a whole lot that needs improvement with Baylor center Brittney Griner. But Bears coach Kim Mulkey's job to find such things and challenge Griner to go to work on them.

The 6-foot-8 senior has responded every time Mulkey has pointed out a new focus for her. That determination to improve -- even when she's already physically so gifted -- is a big reason Griner is espnW's preseason player of the year for a second consecutive season.

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