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

Jan 27, 2020

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, Sr., G, OREGON (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
2 GP, 21.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 6.0 ast, .500 pct (8-16), 1.000 ft pct (7-7)

• Became the Pac-12's men's and women's all-time assists leader in then-No. 4 Oregon’s win over then-No. 7 Oregon State (76-64) on Friday, passing Hall of Fame NBA great and former Oregon State Beaver Gary Payton.
• Moved up to No. 7 in NCAA women's basketball history with 950 career assists after win over OSU on Sunday (66-57).
• Led Oregon to its first Civil War sweep and win in Corvallis since 2010.
• Improved to a perfect 29-of-29 at the free throw line thus far in Pac-12 play.
• Eleventh-career weekly honor, the second-most in league history, and third this season. Oregon's 56th all-time player of the week.

Also Nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Robbi Ryan, ASU; Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Lexie Hull, STAN; Endyia Rogers, USC; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA.


FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Endyia Rogers, Fr., G, USC (Dallas, Texas)
2 GP, 25.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 7.0 ast, .889 ft pct (16-18), .600, 3pt pct (6-10)

• In wins over Washington State (74-63) and Washington (81-78 OT), recorded the first back-to-back 20-point games of her collegiate career.
• Matched career-high five assists vs. WSU on Friday, then set new high with nine assists vs. Washington on Sunday.
• Scored the most points by a Trojan this season (29) in the overtime win over the Huskies on Sunday with 24 coming in the last 25 minutes of the game.
• Had the game-tying basket against the Huskies to force overtime and made two free throws with eight seconds left in OT seal the win.
• First career weekly honor for Rogers and USC’s fifth all-time freshman of the week, including the second in a row after teammate Alissa Pili won the honor last week.

Also nominated: Eboni Walker, ASU; Jaylyn Sherrod, COLO; Taylor Jones, OSU; Ashten Prechtel, STAN; Charisma Osborne, UCLA; Brynna Maxwell, UTAH.


  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
Jan. 27 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Endyia Rogers, USC