Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva - Jan. 25, 2021
Jan 25, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 today announced its women’s basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Charisma Osborne, So., G, UCLA (Moreno Valley, California)
1 GP, 24.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 3.0 spg, .409 FG (9-22), .333 3FG (3-9)
Posted 24 points and a season-best nine rebounds for No. 6 UCLA in the road win over No. 5 Stanford.
Shot 9-of-22 (.409) from the field, including 3-of-9 (.333) from deep, and tied a season high with three steals.
Broke a 66-66 tie with a pair of free throws, which proved to be the game-winning points, and sealed the victory with an offensive rebound with seven seconds left.
This is Osborne’s second weekly honor this season and third of her career.
Also nominated: Aari McDonald, ARIZ; Maya Hollingshed, COLO; Sedona Prince, ORE; Aleah Goodman, OSU; Kianna Williams, STAN; Kemery Martin, UTAH; Charlisse Leger-Walker, WSU.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Charlisse Leger-Walker, Fr., G, WASHINGTON STATE (Waikato, New Zealand)
2 GP, 23.0 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 3.0 spg, .360 3FG (12-20), .714 FT (5-7)
Scored 24 points and tied a career high with eight rebounds against No. 13 Oregon.
Shot 5-of-14 (.357) from beyond the arc against the No. 13 Ducks and added three steals.
Posted 22 points and hit the game-winning shot in overtime to lead Washington State past Oregon State.
Extended her double-digit scoring streak to 12 straight games, which sets a Cougar record for longest double-digit scoring streak to begin a Washington State career.
This is Leger-Walker’s fifth Freshman of the Week award and Washington State’s 13th all-time.
Also nominated: Jaddan Simmons, ASU; Frida Formann, COLO; Angela Dugalic, ORE; Talia von Oelhoffen, OSU; Cameron Brink, STAN; Emily Bessoir, UCLA; Tameiya Sadler, WASH.