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

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, Sr., G, OREGON (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
2 GP, 25.5 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 8.5 ast, .588 pct (20-34)

• Scored a career-high 37 points in Oregon's 87-55 upset win over then-No. 3 Stanford, adding 11 rebounds and seven assists.
• Broke Oregon’s all-time scoring record during career performance against the Cardinal last Thursday.
• Recorded 10th double-double of the season and 48th of her career in then-No. 6 Oregon’s win over Cal (105-55) on Sunday,  with 14 points and 10 assists.
• At 938 career assists, tied with Gary Payton for the Pac-12 all-time record for both men's and women's. One assist away from moving up to No. 8 on the NCAA all-time women's list.
• Tenth-career weekly honor, the second-most in league history, and second this season. Oregon's 55th all-time player of the week.

Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Ja’Tavia Tapley, ASU; Jaelyn Brown, CAL; Mya Hollingshed, COLO; Destiny Slocum, OSU; Kiana Williams, STAN; Japreece Dean, UCLA; Aliyah Jeune, USC; Kiana Moore, UTAH; Amber Melgoza, WASH; Borislava Hristova, WSU.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Alissa Pili Fr., F, USC (Anchorage, Alaska)
1 GP, 19 pts, .500 pct (8-16), 17 reb
• In USC's 70-68 upset win over then-undefeated and then-No. 7 UCLA, scored the winning basket with 28 seconds left in double OT.
• Recorded sixth double-double of the season with 19 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, helping her team get its first win over a ranked team this season.
• Friday’s rivalry matchup was the first-ever overtime game between USC and UCLA since the series began in 1971-72.
• First career weekly honor for Pili and USC’s fourth all-time freshman of the week.

Also nominated: Helena Pueyo, ARIZ; Jazlen Green, CAL; Taylor Jones, OSU; Ashten Prechtel, STAN; Charisma Osborne, UCLA; Brynna Maxwell, UTAH; 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
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
Jan. 20 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Alissa Pili, USC
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