St. Thomas native Aliyah Boston earned what is likely her biggest national award Monday, as she was named the winner of the Lisa Leslie Award for women’s college basketball’s top center by the College Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Association.

The award also puts Boston, a 6-foot-5 forward at South Carolina, on the Hall of Fame’s “Naismith Starting Five,” along with Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu, Arizona guard Aari McDonald, and Oregon forwards Satou Sabally and Ruthy Hebard.