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LSU guard Chloe Jackson (0) drives past Florida guard Dyandria Anderson (11), Thursday, January 5, 2017, at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La.

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK

With the start of the regular season just three days away, LSU junior Chloe Jackson has been placed on the watch list for the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award, which seeks to honor the best shooting guard in women's Division I college basketball.

The award is named after the first player, man or woman, to be named to the All-America Team in four straight seasons. Jackson is one of 20 players on the initial watchlist.

Jackson started all 32 games for the Lady Tigers last season and finished second on the team with 13.1 points per game.

Two other Southeastern Conference players were put on the watchlist, released Tuesday. Mississippi State's Victoria Vivians and Texas A&M's Dannie Williams were the others.

Jackson had six points and a team-high 13 rebounds in 24 minutes of actions in LSU's exhibition game against Mississippi College on Sunday.

The Lady Tigers open the regular season on Friday at South Florida.

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