Past Naismith Starting 5 winners

2022
Ann Meyers Drysdale: shooting guard - Christyn Williams, University of Connectivut
Lisa Leslie: center - Aliyah Boston, University of South Carolina
Nancy Lieberman: point guard - Caitlin Clark, University of Iowa
Katrina McClain: power forward - NaLyssa Smith, Baylor University
Cheryl Miller: small forward - Ashley Joens, Iowa State University

2021
Ann Meyers Drysdale: shooting guard - Ashley Owusu, University of Maryland
Lisa Leslie: center - Aliyah Boston, University of South Carolina
Nancy Lieberman: point guard - Paige Bueckers, University of Connecticut
Katrina McClain: power forward - NaLyssa Smith, Baylor University
Cheryl Miller: small forward - Ashley Joens, Iowa State University

2020
Ann Meyers Drysdale: shooting guard - Aari McDonald, Arizona
Lisa Leslie: center - Aliyah Boston, University of South Carolina
Nancy Lieberman: point guard - Sabrina Ionescu, University of Oregon
Katrina McClain: power forward - Ruthy Hebard, Oregon
Cheryl Miller: small forward - Satou Sabally, Oregon

2019
Ann Meyers Drysdale: shooting guard - Asia Durr, University of Louisville
Lisa Leslie: center - Megan Gustafson, University of Iowa
Nancy Lieberman: point guard - Sabrina Ionescu, University of Oregon
Katrina McClain: power forward - Napheesa Collier, University of Connecticut
Cheryl Miller: small forward - Bridget Carleton, Iowa State University

2018
Ann Meyers Drysdale: shooting guard - Victoria Vivians, Mississippi State University
Lisa Leslie: center - A'ja Wilson, University of South Carolina
Nancy Lieberman: point guard - Sabrina Ionescu, University of Oregon
Katrina McClain: power forward - Ruthy Hebard, University of Oregon
Cheryl Miller: small forward - Gabby Williams, University of Connecticut