Pac-12 announces Women's Basketball Players of the Week
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Monique Billings, SR, F, UCLA (Corona, Calif.)
2 GP, 16.0 ppg, 13.0 rpg, 11-25 (.440), 10-14 FT (.714), 2 ast, 5 blk, 3 stl
• Led UCLA to another 2-0 week with a 60-52 win over then-No. 21 California on Friday and a 64-53 victory over Stanford on Sunday to move into a tie for second place in the Pac-12.
• Averaged a double-double on the week at 16.0 points and 13.0 rebounds.
• The Pac-12 rebounding leader hauled in 18 in the win over California, a season-high and third-best in her career.
• Became only the third player in UCLA history and the 14th in Pac-12 history to score over 1,500 points and grab over 1,000 rebounds against the Cardinal.
• Is also the 21st player in Pac-12 history to reach the 1,000-rebound plateau. She now has 1,507 points and 1,004 rebounds.
• Third career weekly honor for Billings and 57th for UCLA.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Tori Williams, FR, G, Utah (Boise, Idaho)
2 GP, 12,5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 7-15 (.467), 6-6 FT (1.000), 1 stl, 6 ast
• Averaged 12.5 points per game in wins over then-No. 22 Arizona State (58-56) and Arizona (80-56).
• Four late free throws against then-No. 22 Arizona State were what eventually sealed the 58-56 Utah win. Was 50-percent from the three and 100-percent from the free throw line in the game.
• Three three-pointers in the 80-56 win against Arizona, the 13th game this season she has had two or more in a game
• Had six assists to just one turnover over the weekend.
• Leads all Pac-12 freshmen with 37 three pointers.
• First weekly honor for Williams and fourth freshman honor for Utah all-time.
Player of the Week: Jalea Bennett, ARIZ; Kianna Ibis, ASU; Kristine Anigwe, CAL; Sabrina Ionescu, ORE; Marie Gulich, OSU; Kristen Simon, USC; Megan Huff, UTAH; Hannah Johnson, WASH; Chanelle Molina, WSU.
Freshman of the Week: Sam Thomas, ARIZ; Kianna Smith, CAL; Kiana Williams, STAN.
|Player of the Week||Freshman of the Week|
|Jan. 22||Monique Billings, UCLA||Tori Williams, Utah|
|Jan. 15||Kristine Anigwe, CAL||Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA|
|Jan. 8||Borislava Hristova, WSU||Kiana Williams, STAN|
|Jan. 2||Sabrina Ionescu, ORE||Satou Sabally, ORE|
|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|