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

Dec 10, 2018

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Megan Huff, Sr., F, Utah (Federal Way, Wash.)
1 GP, 28 pts, 8 rbs, 12-23 FG (52.2%), 1 blk
• Career-high 28 points in Utah’s 78-67 win over intrastate-rival BYU while grabbing eight rebounds, one block and a steal.
• Finished 12-of-23 from the field, including one from beyond the arc, to extend the Utes’ undefeated streak to eight games.
•  24 of her 28 points came in the second half, making 10 field goals in the third and fourth quarters.
• Ranks 25th nationally and fifth in the Pac-12 in points per game (20.6).
•  Scored 20 or more points in five outings this season, including the last three games, for the second-most 20-point performances in the Pac-12 thus far.
•  Collects first-career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Utah’s fifth all-time weekly honor.

Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Courtney Ekmark, ASU; Recee Caldwell, CAL; Mya Hollingshed, COLO; Destiny Slocum, OSU; Japreece Dean, UCLA; Amber Melgoza, WASH.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Dru Gylten, Fr., G, Utah (Rapid City, S.D.)
1 GP, 17 pts, 8 ast, 5-9 FG (55.6%), 4-5 FT, 1 stl
•  Scored a career-high 17 points in Utah's victory over BYU (78-67), shooting 55 percent from the floor including career highs in made field goals (5) and three pointers (3).
•  Eight assists vs. the Cougars marked the sixth time this season she has dished out at least six assists in a game.
•  Tied for seventh nationally in assists per game (6.9) which is also the most by any freshman in the country.
•  Collects first Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor, marking Utah’s third this season (Nov. 12, Nov. 19 Dre’Una Edwards) and eighth freshman nod all-time.

Also nominated: Cate Reese, ARIZ; Peanut Tuitele, COLO; Jasmine Simmons, OSU; Lindsey Corsaro, UCLA.


  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
Dec. 3 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Peanut Tuitele, COLO
Dec. 10 Megan Huff, UTAH Dru Gylten, UTAH