Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week - Dec. 28, 2020
Dec 28, 2020
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jordan Sanders, Sr., F, USC (Springfield, Mo.)
2 GP, 22.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.0 bpg, .600 FG (9-15), .700 3FG (7-10)
Posted 22 points on a career-high five 3-pointers and 8-of-12 (.667) shooting from the field in the win over California
Scored 23 points and added eight rebounds, both season bests, to lead the Trojans past Long Beach State.
Currently leads the Pac-12 and ranks fifth in the nation in three-point field goal percentage with a .682 mark.
This is Sanders’ first weekly honor and USC’s 47th Player of the Week nod all-time.
Also nominated: Lauren Ware, ARIZ; Nyara Sabally, ORE; Francesca Belibi, STAN; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA; Ula Motuga, WSU.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Charlisse Leger-Walker, Fr., G, WASHINGTON STATE (Waikato, New Zealand)
2 GP, 16.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 2.5 apg, .480 FG (12-25), .429 3FG (6-14)
Scored 20 points against No. 8 Oregon, the most scored by any player against the Ducks this season. Also dished out four assists in 40 minutes of action.
Poured in 12 points and added four rebounds and three steals in the win over Eastern Washington.
Has scored in double-figures in every game for the Cougars this season including three 20-point performances.
This is the second Freshman of the Week award for Leger-Walker and 10th all-time for Washington State.
Also nominated: Lauren Ware, ARIZ; Te-Hina Paopao, ORE; Cameron Brink, STAN; Emily Bessoir, UCLA.
*Player of the Week awards include games from the previous week through Sunday.