UCLA's Noelle Quinn Named U.S. Bank Pac-10 Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Dec. 5, 2005

UCLA junior guard Noelle Quinn has been named the U.S. Bank Pac-10 Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 28- Dec. 4, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

The Los Angeles, Calif., native recorded her 16th career 20-point game with a season-high 24 points in the Bruin's 92-54 win against UC Irvine. She also tied her career-high with three blocks and led the team with six assists against the Anteaters. UCLA is now 15-1 when Quinn scores 20 or more points.

In the Bruin's 76-63 win over Clemson, Quinn recorded her 14th career double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds. The 14 rebounds were one shy of her career high.

A 2005-06 preseason Wooden Award All-American candidate, Quinn was the 2004 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and a honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection in 2005.

UCLA (4-2), has won four straight and will battle No. 20/19 Oklahoma tonight in Norman.

This is Quinn's sixth Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and UCLA's 34th weekly honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Ashley Whisonant, ARIZ; Amy Denson, ASU; Devanei Hampton, CAL; Casey Nash, OSU; Kristen Newlin, STAN; Eshaya Murphy, USC; Katie Appleton, WSU.

2005-06 PAC-10 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Nov. 28- Lisa Willis, UCLA; Dec. 5- Noelle Quinn, UCLA.

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