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

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, Jr., G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
3 GP, 19.7 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 10.7 apg, 17-40 FG (.425), 6-12 3FG (.500)
• Helped the Ducks to three wins, highlighted by an 82-74 victory over No. 4 Mississippi State, snapping the Bulldogs' 46-game non-conference winning streak.
• Tallied had 29 points, five assists and five rebounds against MSU and set both UO and Pac-12 single-game records by going 17-of-17 at the free throw line.
• Then set the all-time (men or women) NCAA career triple-double mark against Air Force, tallying her 13th career triple-double with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists.
• 24 hours later, bettered her own record with her 14th triple-double against UC Irvine, recording 13 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists.
• Leads the NCAA in both assists per game (8.8) and three-point percentage (55.6%) (as of Dec. 23).
• Seventh-career weekly honor for Ionescu and 52nd all-time for the Ducks.

ALSO NOMINATED: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Courtney Ekmark, ASU; Asha Thomas, CAL; Peanut Tuitele, COLO; Destiny Slocum, OSU; Alanna Smith, STAN; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA; Minyon Moore, USC; Megan Huff, UTAH; Chanelle Molina, WSU.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Lacie Hull, Fr., F, Stanford (Spokane, Wash.)
2 GP, 7.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 5-9 FG (.556), 4-6 3FG (.667)
• Started and scored a career-high 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting in Stanford's 95-85 win over No. 9 Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn.
• Made four of five attempts from behind the arc as the Cardinal set an opponent record for made 3-pointers (14) against the Lady Vols in Thompson-Boling Arena.
• Added three rebounds, an assist and a block in Stanford's third road win against Tennessee in 16 tries.
• Career-high five rebounds and two assists in the Cardinal's 62-55 win at Buffalo on Friday which moved the team to 9-1, its best start in five seasons.
• First freshman weekly honor for Hull and eighth all-time for the Cardinal.

ALSO NOMINATED: Cate Reese, ARIZ; Peanut Tuitele, COLO; Taylor Chavez, ORE; Lindsey Corsaro, UCLA; Desiree Caldwell, 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
Dec. 3 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Peanut Tuitele, COLO
Dec. 10 Megan Huff, UTAH Dru Gylten, UTAH
Dec. 17 Alanna Smith, STAN Dre’Una Edwards, UTAH
Dec. 24 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Lacie Hull, STAN
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