Chou Named Pac-12 Player of the Week
San Francisco, Calif. – Natalie Chou has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. It's the second-career Pac-12 weekly honor for Chou and the 67th all-time for the UCLA Women's Basketball program.
Chou had a career game in the Bruins' 112-33 victory over San José State. The Plano, Texas native put up a career-high 31 points as she eclipsed the 30-point barrier for the first time in her career. She tied a career high with 11 made field goals, including a career-best six three pointers. She dazzled with 11 assists, surpassing her previous best of seven in a single game, set back in 2018. Chou was also strong on the defensive end, recording two steals and two blocks.
The Bruins improved to 5-2 on the year with the victory over the Spartans, scoring the second-most points in a game in The Michael Price Family UCLA Women's Head Basketball Coach Cori Close's 11-year tenure at the helm. Notably, the team put up a school-record 129 points against San José State on Nov. 10, 2017.
UCLA is back in action on Saturday, Dec. 11 for a marquee matchup against UConn at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The game will be televised nationally on ABC at 10:00am PT.
2021-22 Pac-12 Players of the Week
Nov. 15 – Cate Reese, Arizona
Nov. 22 – Nyarra Sabally, Oregon
Nov. 29 – Cameron Brink, Stanford
Dec. 5 – Natalie Chou, UCLA