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Plum and Auriemma are AP Player and Coach of Year

Kelsey Plum had a historic season for Washington while Geno Auriemma did one of his best coaching jobs at UConn.

Both were overwhelming choices as The Associated Press women's basketball Player and Coach of the Year in awards announced Thursday.

Plum broke the career NCAA scoring mark, topping Jackie Stiles' 16-year-old record in style with a 57-point effort on her senior night.

"If you had told me that all this stuff would have happened to me personally, I would have laughed at you," Plum said. "Not the sense that I didn't believe in myself or anything like that. But it's not something that you think about. I'm the all-time leading scorer in college...

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