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Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva - Feb. 15, 2021

Feb 15, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 today announced its women’s basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Cate Reese, Jr., F, ARIZONA (Cypress, Texas)
3 GP, 18.0 ppg, 4.3 rpg, .525 FG (21-40), .667 3FG (4-6) .800 FT (8-10).
  • Scored a season-high 25 points on 11-of-14 (.786) shooting, including a perfect 3-of-3 from deep, in the road win over No. 11 Oregon.
  • Posted 17 points and went 7-of-8 (.875) from the free-throw line while adding six rebounds in the victory against Washington State.
  • Recorded three steals and 12 points against Washington.
  • This is Reese’s third career weekly honor and Arizona’s 49th all-time.
Also nominated: Taya Hanson, ASU; Mya Hollingshed, COLO; Nyara Sabally, ORE; Taylor Jones, OSU; Kianna Williams, STAN; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA; Shalexxus Aaron, USC.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Charlisse Leger-Walker, Fr., G, WASHINGTON STATE (Waikato, New Zealand)
2 GP, 24.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg, .455 FG (15-33), .389 3FG (7-18), .733 FT (11-15).
  • Posted 19 points against No. 10 Arizona.
  • Tied a season-high with 29 points on 8-of-15 (.533) shooting against Arizona State.
  • Shot 4-of-9 (.444) from three-point range and 9-of-12 (.750) from the charity stripe against the Sun Devils.
  • This is Leger-Walker’s seventh Freshman of the Week nod, one shy of tying former California standout Kristine Anigwe for the most Pac-12 Freshman of the Week awards all-time.
Also nominated: Lauren Ware, ARIZ; Jaddan Simmons, ASU; Frida Formann, COLO; Sasha Goforth, OSU; Cameron Brink, STAN.