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Pac-12 announces women's basketball players of the week

Jan 6, 2020

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Chanelle Molina, Sr., G, WASHINGTON STATE (Kailua Kona, Hawai'i)
2 GP, 27.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 4.0 apg, 3.0 spg, 23-32 fg (.719), 7-12 3pt (.583)
• Set a season-high in points in back-to-back games with 27 points at No. 4/5 Stanford on Friday, followed by a season-best 28 points at California on Sunday.
• Helped Washington State collect its first win at California since 2011.
• Nearly posted a triple-double with 28 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in win over Cal.
• First career weekly honor for Molina and Washington State's 18th all-time player of the week.

Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO; Sabrina Ionescu, ORE; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Kiana Williams, STAN; Japreece Dean, UCLA; Amber Melgoza, WASH.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Taylor Jones, Fr., F, OREGON STATE (Forney, Texas)
2 GP, 15.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 3.0 bps, 12-19 fg (.632), 7-10 ft (.710)
• Averaged 15.5 points per game in her first week of Pac-12 play and with 7 rebounds per contest.
• Helped OSU in win over Colorado with career-high 6 blocks.
• Shot a combined 63.2 percent from the field and recorded a career-high 28 minutes in OSU's win over Colorado.
• Third weekly freshman honor for Jones and OSU's 9th all-time freshman of the week.

Also nominated: Helena Pueyo, ARIZ; Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO; Jaz Shelley, ORE; Haley Jones, STAN; Charisma Osbourne, UCLA; Endiya Rogers, USC; Lola Pendande, UTAH; Quay Miller, WASH.

  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
Dec. 23 Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA Jaz Shelley, ORE
Dec. 30 Cate Reese, ARIZ Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO
Jan. 6 Chanelle Molina, WSU Taylor Jones, OSU