Pac-12 Women's Basketball Players of the Week

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, SO, G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
2 GP, 22.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 15-30 (.500), 5-8 FT (.625), 9 ast, 8 stl
• Named MVP of the Duel in the Desert after leading the Ducks to wins against then-No. 19 Texas A&M (84-62) and Hawai’i (85-44).
• Tallied 25 points against the Aggies, as the Ducks defeated TAMU for the second time this season.
• Against Hawai’i, flirted with a quadruple-double, posting a game-high 19 points plus eight rebounds, six assists and six steals, playing just the first three minutes of the fourth quarter.
• Six steals against the Rainbow Wahine matched a career-high.
• Finished non-conference play averaging 18 points, 6.7 rebounds and 7.9 assists per game. Has 103 total assists and just 33 total turnovers.
• 48th weekly honor for Oregon, second-consecutive and fourth of the season for Ionescu, and fifth all-time for the sophomore guard.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kianna Smith, FR, G, California (Moreno Valley, Calif.)
1 GP, 14.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 5-10 (.500), 1-2 FT (.500), 8 ast
• Scored 14 points for her third-consecutive game scoring in double-figures to help lead Cal to a 62-52 road win at Kentucky.
• Went 3-for-6 from three-point range marking the third game with three or more three-pointers.
• Dished out eight assists, committing just one turnover in 37 minutes of action, and matched a season-high with four rebounds.
• Has eight-consecutive games of five or more assists, averaging 5.4 assists per game this season, the most by any freshman in the Pac-12 and second among all Division I freshmen this season.
• 14th freshman honor for California all-time, second honor for Smith.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Player of the Week: Kat Wright, ARIZ; Courtney Ekmark, ASU; Asha Thomas, CAL; Marie Gulich, OSU; Jordin Canada, UCLA; Kristen Simon, USC; Emily Potter, UTAH; Amber Melgoza, WASH; Louise Brown, WSU.
Freshman of the Week: Sam Thomas, ARIZ; Satou Sabally, ORE; Taya Corosdale, OSU; Tori Williams, UTAH.

  Player of the Week Freshman of the Week
Dec. 26 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Kianna Smith, CAL
Dec. 18 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Annika Jank, COLO
Dec. 11 Kristine Anigwe, CAL Annika Jank, COLO
Dec. 4 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Satou Sabally, ORE
Nov. 27 Alanna Smith, STAN Kianna Smith, CAL
Nov. 20 Jordin Canada, UCLA Annika Jank, COLO
Nov. 13 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Satou Sabally, ORE
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