29 Apr

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Imani Boyette earns citizenship award

 

Former Texas center Imani Boyette was drafted two weeks ago by the Women's National Basketball Association's Chicago Sky (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Former Texas center Imani Boyette was drafted two weeks ago by the Women's National Basketball Association's Chicago Sky (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — Former Texas center Imani Boyette was named Friday as the recipient of the 2016 J.J. “Jake” Pickle Citizenship Award. Just two weeks after being drafted by the WNBA’s Chicago Sky, Boyette was unable to personally pick up the award, which was accepted on her behalf by her husband, Paul.

The award is given in honor of