Women's Basketball Pac-10 Player of the Week (3/12/01)

March 12, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- STANFORD guard Nicole Powell has been named the Pac-10 Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Mar. 5-11, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Powell, from Phoenix, Ariz., led the Cardinal (18-10, 12-6) to a sweep at the Arizona schools last weekend, giving Stanford a share of its 10th Pac-10 title and the Conference's NCAA automatic bid. For the week, Powell averaged 22.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and six assists. She shot 7-of-12 (.583) from beyond the arc.

Against the Wildcats, Powell posted career highs of 29 points and six 3-pointers. She also added 12 rebounds and five assists. Against the Pac-10 Co-Champion Sun Devils, she contributed 15 points and 12 rebounds in front of her hometown crowd. Powell notched 13 of the Cardinal's 28 second-half points.

The Player of the Week honor is the first of Powell's career and Stanford's 41st selection all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Angelina Wolvert, ORE, Kristee Porter, UCLA, Tashara Carter, USC.

2000-01 PAC-10 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:Nov. 27 - Melody Johnson, Jr., C, ASU, Dec. 4 - Nicole Funn, So., G, OSU, Dec. 11 - Elizabeth Pickney, ARIZ, Dec. 18 - Susan King, Fr., G, STAN, Jan. 2 - Reshea Bristol, ARIZ, Jan. 8 - Reshea Bristol, ARIZ, Jan. 15 - Jamie Craighead, ORE, Jan. 22 - Amanda Levens, ASU, Jan. 29 - Ebony Hoffman, USC, Feb. 5 - Elizabeth Pickney, ARIZ, Feb. 12 - Megan Franza, WASH, Feb. 19 - Courtney Johnson, CAL, Feb. 26 - Lindsey Yamasaki, STAN, Mar. 5 - Felicia Ragland, OSU, Mar. 12 - Nicole Powell, STAN.

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