Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Borislava Hristova, RS-JR, F, Washington State (Varna, Bulgaria)
1 GP, 38 pts, 5 rbs, 16-24 FG (.667), 4-6 3PT (.667), 2-3 FT
• Recorded a career-high 38 points for the third-best scoring effort in Washington State history and second-highest total in the Pac-12 player this year, ranking seventh nationally with 23.2 points per game.
• Led WSU to a 79-76 victory over intrastate-rival Washington for its first win in Seattle since 2014-15.
• Set a WSU record 16 made field goals on just 24 shots, going 66.7 percent from the field and beyond the arc, also matching a career-best four made threes (4-for-6).
• Marks her fifth career 30+ point performance and third of the season for the most of any league player thus far.
• Collects second-career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor for WSU’s 17th all-time weekly honor.
Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Kennedy Leonard, COLO; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Maya Dodson, STAN; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA; Megan Huff, UTAH; Amber Melgoza, WASH
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Andrea Torres, FR, F, (Terrbonne, Quebec)
1 GP, 18 pts, 7-11 FG (.636), 4-7 3PT (.571), 3 ast
• Scored a season-best 18 points in 20 minutes in Utah’s Pac-12 opener, defeating Colorado, 76-61, helping the Utes remain one of nine undefeated teams in the country and the only one in the Pac-12.
• Tallied a career-high seven field goals against the Buffaloes while netting 15 of her 18 points in the second half.
• Shot a career-high 64-percent from the floor and recorded a career-high three assists.
• Collects first Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor this season, joining teammates Dre’Una Edwards (Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Dec. 17) and Dru Gylten (Dec. 10) for the Utes’ fifth nod this season.
Also nominated: McKenzie Forbes, CAL; Peanut Tuitele, COLO; Patricia Morris, OSU; Lacie Hull, STAN; Ahlana Smith UCLA; Darcy Rees, WASH
|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|
|Dec. 31||Borislava Hristova, WSU||Andrea Torres, UTAH|
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