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

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ja'Tavia Tapley, Sr., F, ARIZONA STATE (Jacksonville, Fla.)
2 GP, 15.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 12-25 (.480) pct

• In Arizona State's upset wins over then-No. 2 Oregon (72-66) and then-No. 3 Oregon State (55-47), led the Sun Devils in points (15.0), rebounds (6.0 rpg) and field goal percentage (48.0 pct).
• ASU is the first unranked team in NCAA Division I history to defeat AP top-five opponents in consecutive games. 
• Contributed to ASU's defensive effort that held Oregon's top-ranked scoring offense more than 23 points below its previous scoring average of 89.3 points.
• Led ASU with game-high 14 points in Sunday's win over OSU, helping to hold OSU to its lowest point total of the season.
• First player of the week honor for Tapley this season and ASU's 39th all-time player of the week.

Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Emma Clarke, COLO; Sabrina Ionescu, ORE; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Haley Jones, STAN; Michaela Onyenw, UCLA; Kayla Overbeck, USC; Daneesha Provo, Utah; Borislava Hristova, WSU.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Haley Jones, Fr., G, STANFORD (Santa Cruz, Calif.)
2 GP, 19.0 ppg, 16-25 pct (.640), 5-8 ft (.625), 3.0 apg

• First Stanford student-athlete since Nicole Powell in 2001 to finish in double-figure scoring in their first four conference games, leading the Cardinal to a sweep of California last week (73-40, 79-65).
 Tied for team lead in scoring and tied career-high in points (21) in Sunday's win over Cal.
• Hit first 3-pointer since Nov. 29 against the Golden Bears in Sunday's victory.
Third weekly freshman honor for Jones and Stanford's 12th all-time freshman of the week.

Also nominated: Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO; Jaz Shelley, ORE; Taylor Jones, OSU; Charisma Osbourne, UCLA; Endiya Rogers, USC.

  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
Jan. 13 Ja'Tavia Tapley, ASU Haley Jones, STAN
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