BiG Ten Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors

Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

Indiana’s Jaelynn Penn, Michigan’s Katelynn Flaherty and Minnesota’s Kenisha Bell are this week’s honorees


Co-Player of the Week

Katelynn Flaherty, Michigan

G – Sr. – Point Pleasant, N.J. – Metuchen

• Averaged 24.0 points, 5.5 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game with a .563 three-point percentage last week, helping No. 19/18 Michigan to a pair of Big Ten victories

• Scored 21 points in the Wolverines’ win at No. 8 Ohio State last Tuesday, including 18 in the second half as Michigan earned its first road victory over a top-10 opponent since 2009

• Added 27 points, eight assists and a career-high four steals in last Saturday’s win over Illinois, becoming the seventh Big Ten student to score 2,500 career points

• Garnered Academic All-Big Ten accolades in 2016 and 2017

• Earns her second career Player of the Week honor and first this season

• Last Michigan Player of the Week: Kysre Gondrezick (Jan. 30, 2017)


Co-Player of the Week

Kenisha Bell, Minnesota

G – Jr. – Minneapolis, Minn. – Bloomington Kennedy

• Averaged 22.5 points, 7.5 assists, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game last week in leading the Golden Gophers to two conference wins

• Registered 21 points, a season-high 11 rebounds, seven assists and three steals on Sunday in Minnesota’s win over No. 20 Iowa, recording her team-leading fifth double-double of the season

• Scored 24 points and added eight assists and three steals in last Thursday’s victory over Wisconsin

• Collects her second career Player of the Week award and second this season

• Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Kenisha Bell (Nov. 20, 2017)


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Hannah Whitish, So., G, NEB: Averaged 13.5 points and 5.0 assists per game with a .556 three-point percentage last week as Nebraska defeated a pair of ranked Big Ten opponents in No. 20 Iowa and No. 25/21 Rutgers

Teniya Page, Jr., G, PSU: Scored a season-high 34 points on 12-of-19 shooting and made 4-of-5 free throws with :01 left in the Lady Lions’ 70-67 win over No. 25/21 Rutgers last Thursday

Dominique Oden, So., G, PUR: Posted a career-high 26 points, including 5-of-5 three-pointers, and grabbed five rebounds last Thursday to help Purdue defeat Northwestern


Freshman of the Week

Jaelynn Penn, Indiana

G – Louisville, Ky. – Butler

• Averaged 15.5 points per game last week and shot .458 from the field, as well as .727 from three-point range, as part of Indiana’s 1-1 week in Big Ten play

• Scored 18 points and made 5-of-8 three-point attempts in the Hoosiers’ four-point loss at No. 14 Maryland last Tuesday

• Added 13 points, including a perfect 3-of-3 from the three-point line, in Indiana’s win at Michigan State last Saturday

• Earns her first career Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Tyra Buss (Nov. 24, 2014)

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