Pac-12 Women's Basketball Players of the Week

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Alanna Smith, JR, F, Stanford (Melbourne, Australia)
3 GP, 23.7 ppg, 11.7 rpg, 31-48 (.646), 7-9 FT (.778), 4 ast, 6 blk
• Averaged a double-double with 23.7 points and 11.7 rebounds in Stanford’s 2-1 week at the Play4Kay Showcase in Las Vegas.
• Shot 64.6 percent from the field (31-of-48), 40 percent from deep and averaged 2.0 blocks per game.
• Had the best performance of her career in the Cardinal’s 94-82 overtime loss to No. 9 Ohio State on Saturday, setting career highs in both scoring (33) and rebounding (16).
• The nation’s only 30-point, 15-rebound double-double against a ranked team this season and just the fourth such performance by a Pac-12 player against an AP top-10 team since 2000.
• Her 33 points is the highest single-game total in the Pac-12 this season and the most at Stanford since Chiney Oqwumike dropped 37 against Washington State on March 1, 2014.
• 106th weekly honor for Stanford and first honor for Smith.

 

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kianna Smith, FR, G, California (Moreno Valley, Calif.)
2 GP, 13.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 10-16 (.625), 1-2 FT (.500), 17 ast, 2 blk, 1 stl
• Named to the Cal Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 13.0 points and 8.5 assists per game over the weekend.
• Tallied first-career double-double, registering 17 points and 12 assists in Cal's win over Manhattan.
• 12 assists are the second-most by any Pac-12 player in a game this season.
• Went 4-for-5 from beyond the arc against the Jaspers and was 10-for-16 from the floor and 5-for-8 from 3-point-range on the weekend.
• 4.4 assists per game leads all Pac-12 freshmen this season while her 51.4 percent field goal percentage ranks second among Conference rookies.
• 13th freshman honor for California.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Player of the Week: Jalea Bennett, ARIZ; Asha Thomas, CAL; Kennedy Leonard, COLO; Ruthy Hebard, ORE; Marie Gulich, OSU; Monique Billings, UCLA; Kristen Simon, USC; Daneesha Provo, UTAH; Borislava Hristova, WSU.
Freshman of the Week: Sam Thomas, ARIZ; Annika Jank, COLO; Aleah Goodman, OSU; Chantel Horvat, UCLA; Tori Williams, UTAH.

  Player of the Week Freshman of the Week
Nov. 13 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Satou Sabally, ORE
Nov. 20 Jordin Canada, UCLA Annika Jank, COLO
Nov. 27 Alanna Smith, STAN Kianna Smith, CAL
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