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