BiG Ten Women’s Weekly Awards

Iowa and Minnesota Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

Iowa’s Megan Gustafson and Minnesota’s Destiny Pitts are this week’s honorees


Player of the Week

Megan Gustafson, Iowa

F/C – Jr. – Port Wing, Wis. – South Shore

• Averaged 29.0 points, 15.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game with a .742 field-goal percentage and two double-doubles last week in two Big Ten victories for the Hawkeyes

• Registered 33 points (on 13-of-19 shooting), 14 rebounds and a career-high seven assists in last Thursday’s win over Penn State

• Added 25 points (on 10-of-12 shooting) and 16 rebounds in Sunday’s victory at Northwestern

• Earns her ninth career Player of the Week honor and eighth of the season, extending her Big Ten record in the latter category

• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Megan Gustafson (Feb. 5, 2018)


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Eleanna Christinaki, Jr., G, MD: Collected 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game last week to help the Terrapins remain atop the Big Ten standings with two conference road wins

Kenisha Bell, Jr., G, MINN: Averaged 18.5 points, 9.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game last week as the Gophers earned two Big Ten victories

Stephanie Mavunga, Sr., F, OSU: Registered 20.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game with a .692 field-goal percentage last week as the Buckeyes split a pair of games


Freshman of the Week

Destiny Pitts, Minnesota

G/F – Detroit, Mich. – Detroit Country Day

• Averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game last week in pacing Minnesota to a pair of conference wins

• Scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds in last Thursday’s victory at Purdue, tallying 13 points in the first quarter on 4-of-5 shooting

• Added 17 points and seven rebounds in Sunday’s win over Penn State

• Earns her sixth career Freshman of the Week honor

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