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

Feb 10, 2020

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Michaela Onyenwere, Jr., F, UCLA (Aurora, Colo.)
2 GP, 25.0 ppg, .545 FG(18-33), .846 FT (11-13), 6.5 rpg, .600 3PT (3-5)

• In then-No.10/10 UCLA’s upset victory over then-No. 6/5 Stanford (79-69) on Friday, tallied 29 points, going 10-for-16 from the floor.
• Tied a career-high with three 3-pointers in the game, grabbing 10 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the year.
• In the 74-70 UCLA’s victory over California on Sunday, scored 21 points, marking her eleventh 20+ point performance of the season.
• Second time this season receiving weekly honor, including UCLA’s 61st all time.

Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Jaelyn Brown, CAL; Satou Sabally, ORE; Mikayla Pivec, OSU; Kiana Williams, STAN; Alissa Pili, USC; Daneesha Provo, UTAH; Amber Melgoza, WASH; Borislava Hristova, WSU.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Brynna Maxwell, Fr., G, UTAH (Gig Harbor, Wash.)
2 GP, 19.0 ppg, .667 FG (12-18), .667 3PT (6-9), 1.000 FT (8-8), 5.5 rpg

• Led Utah to a pair of wins, scoring 16 points, shooting 55 percent from the line, in the 74-65 win over Washington.
• Finished with a team-high 22 points in Utah’s win over Washington State (78-66) on Sunday, her fourth 20-point outing on the road this season.
• Netted six three pointers between the two games, including knocking down four against the Cougars. Has 62 three-pointers this season, the most by a Ute since 2017-18.
•  Leads the Pac-12 in threes made and threes per game, also ranking in the top-five nationally among freshmen in both categories.
• First time this season receiving weekly honor, including UTAH’s seventh all time.

Also nominated: Helena Pueyo, ARIZ; Cailyn Crocker, CAL; Jaz Shelley, ORE; Taylor Jones, OSU; Ashten Prechtel, STAN; Charisma Osborne, UCLA; Angel Jackson, 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
Jan. 20 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Alissa Pili, USC
Jan. 27 Sabrina Ionescu, ORE Endyia Rogers, USC
Feb. 3 Aari McDonald, ARIZ Alissa Pili, USC
Feb. 10 Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA Brynna Maxwell, UTAH