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Pac-12 announces Women's Basketball Players of the Week

Nov 26, 2018

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kristine Anigwe, Sr, F, California (Phoenix, Ariz)
2 GP, 21.0 ppg, 13.0 rpg, 17-30 FG (56.7%), 3-4 3FG (75.0%)

• Recorded back-to-back double-doubles in as many games this season to lead the Golden Bears to a pair of wins over Tulane (65-57) and San Diego (70-53).
• Matched her career-best three made three pointers, going 3-of-4 from beyond the arc against Tulane on Friday.
• In Saturday's win over San Diego, connected on 10 field goals for 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, moving into third place on Cal's all-time scoring list with 1,993 career points.
• Ties for the NCAA lead with six double-doubles, achieving the feat in every game so far this season.
• The senior has a chance to become just the 11th player in Pac-12 women's basketball history with 2,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds.
• Collects her fifth-career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Cal’s 47th all-time weekly honor.

Also nominated: Cate Reese, ARIZ; Sophia Elenga, ASU; Kennedy Leonard, COLO; Sabrina Ionescu, ORE; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Alanna Smith, STAN; Kennedy Burke, UCLA; Mariya Moore, USC; Megan Huff, UTAH; Amber Melgoza, WASH; Chanelle Molina, WSU

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Cate Reese, Fr, F, Arizona (Cypress, Texas)
1 GP, 19 pts, 16 reb, 8-19 FG (42.1%), 2 stl

• Recorded her second-career double-double and led Arizona with 19 points and 16 rebounds a 73-32 victory over South Carolina State.
• First Wildcat since 2013 (Davellyn Whyte) and first UA freshman since 2003 (Shawntinice Polk) to grab at least 16 rebounds in a game.
• Her 16 rebounds are the most by a Pac-12 freshman so far this season and ties for the third-most of any Pac-12 player, while also ranking third in the league with 9.6 rebounds per game.
• One of just 10 players in the country that have been perfect from the free throw line, going 19-for-19 in five games this season, including 3-for-3 against SCSU.
• Collects first Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor, making program history as Arizona’s first-ever freshman honoree.

Also nominated: McKenzie Forbes, CAL; Emma Clarke, COLO; Patricia Morris, OSU; Lacie Hull, STAN; Lindsey Corsaro, UCLA; Shalexxus Aaron, USC; Dre'Una Edwards, UTAH


  Player of the Week Freshman of the Week
Nov. 12 Kristine Anigwe, CAL Dre’Una Edwards,UTAH
Nov. 19 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Dre’Una Edwards,UTAH
Nov. 26 Kristine Anigwe, CAL Cate Reese, ARIZ