Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Alanna Smith, SR, F, Stanford (Melbourne, Australia)
1 GP, 21 pts, 8 rbs, 7-12 FG (58.3%), 5-9 3PT (55.6%) 2 blk
• Recorded game highs of 21 points and eight rebounds in Stanford’s 68-63 win over then-No. 3 and previously-undefeated Baylor on Saturday.
• Went 7-of-12 from the field (.583) and 5-of-9 from behind the arc (.556) for her 12th-career 20-point performance and second against a top-10 team, the other coming on Nov. 25, 2017 against No. 9 Ohio State (33 pts).
• Third-career game with five made three-pointers and first against a ranked opponent.
• Marked Stanford's first regular-season victory over a top-5 team since besting No. 1 UConn on Nov. 17, 2014, now 9-1 against AP top-5 teams at home in its last 10 ranked contests.
• Collects second-career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for Stanford’s 108th all-time weekly honor.
Also nominated: Kianna Ibis, ASU; Kristine Anigwe, CAL; Mya Hollingshed, COLO; Satou Sabally, ORE; Katie McWilliams, OSU; Kennedy Burke, UCLA; Mariya Moore, USC; Megan Huff, UTAH
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Dre'Una Edwards, FR, F, Utah (Las Vegas, Nev.)
1 GP, 19 pts, 12 rbs, 9-13 FG (69.2%), 2 stl
• Notched fourth double-double of the season with 19 points and 12 rebounds in Utah's 77-56 win over Weber State to remain undefeated at 9-0, one of only 17 teams nationally with a blemish-free mark.
• Tied for first among freshmen in the Pac-12 in double-doubles, marking her seventh game scoring in double-digits.
• Went 9-of-13 from the field against Weber State, shooting 69-percent from the floor to tie her season high of 19 points.
• Collected six or more offensive rebounds in back-to-back games and is tied for 13th among freshmen in the county with 8.8 rebounds per game.
• Collects third Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor this season (Nov. 12, Nov. 19), marking Utah’s eighth freshman nod all-time.
Also nominated: McKenzie Forbes, CAL; Cameron Swartz, COLO; Taylor Chavez, ORE; Patricia Morris, OSU; Lindsey Corsaro, UCLA
2018-19 PAC-12 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK