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

Dec 16, 2019

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, Sr., G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
1 GP, 21 pts, 12 reb, 7 ast, 3 stl, 9-14 (.643) FG, 3-6 (.500) 3FG
• Scored a season-high 21 points on 9-of-14 (.643) shooting in No. 3 Oregon’s 81-45 road win over Long Beach State (Dec. 14).
• Went 6-of-7 from the floor and 3-of-3 from three-point range in the opening quarter, notching 15 of her 21 points in the first 10 minutes.
• Recorded the 42nd double-double of her career while grabbing double-digit rebounds for the 30th time.
• Moved into Oregon’s all-time top 10 in both rebounds (831) and steals (171).
• This is the eighth-career player of the week honor for Ionescu and the 54th all-time for Oregon.

Also nominated: Cate Reese, ARIZ; Reili Richardson, ASU; Jaelyn Brown, CAL; Emma Clarke, COLO; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Lexie Hull, STAN; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA; Alyson Miura, USC; Amber Melgoza, WASH; Borislava Hristova, WSU.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Haley Jones, Fr., G, Stanford (Santa Cruz, Calif.)
1 GP, 15 pts, 7 reb, 6 ast, 2 stl, 1 blk, 6-9 (.667) FG
• Scored 15 points on 6-for-9 (.667) shooting in No. 1 Stanford’s 71-52 win over Ohio State (Dec. 15)
• Her 15 points were good for her sixth double-digit scoring output this year.
• Grabbed seven rebounds and a career-high six assists.
• Also tallied two steals and a blocked shot, good for her fifth game this season with a steal and a block.
• This is the second-career freshman of the week honor for Jones and Stanford’s 11th all-time.

Also nominated: Helena Pueyo, ARIZ; Sara Bejedi, ASU; Evelien Lutje Schipholt, CAL; Jaz Shelley, ORE; Taylor Jones, OSU; Charisma Osborne, UCLA; Alyson Miura, USC; Lola Pendande, UTAH; JaQuaya Miller, WASH; Bella Murekatete, WSU.

  Player of the Week Freshman of the Week
Nov. 11 Mikayla Pivec, OSU Taylor Jones, OSU
Nov. 18 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Taylor Jones, OSU
Nov. 25 Jaelyn Brown, CAL Evelien Lutje Schipholt, CAL
Dec. 2 Japreece Dean, UCLA Haley Jones, STAN
Dec. 9 Cate Reese, ARIZ Holly Winterburn, ORE
Dec. 16 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Haley Jones, STAN