USC's Nadia Parker Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
Nov. 26, 2007
After a career night helped lead the USC women's basketball team to victory in the Bahamas, USC junior center Nadia Parker has been awarded her first career Pac-10 Player of the Week accolades. Parker set several new career highs in helping USC to a come-from-behind win over Virginia Tech at the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas on Friday. The Trojans overcame a 15-point deficit late in the game behind a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds from Parker - the junior's first career double-double. Parker's shooting percentage of a 9-of-11 .818 also was a career best.
And when USC took on the nation's No. 8 ranked team, Georgia, the following day, Parker added another seven points and pulled down seven rebounds as USC fell by just a single basket. Parker now stands as USC's second leading scorer and top rebounder and in shooting percentage in the 2007 season.
Parker is the first Trojan to be named Pac-10 Player of the Week this season. USC is currently 2-2 overall and turning to face Cal State Fullerton in nonconference play on Friday (Nov. 30) at 7 p.m. in Fullerton. USC will also host Utah at 7 p.m. on Monday (Dec. 3).