BiG Ten Women’s Weekly Basketball Honors

Minnesota and Northwestern Earn Big Ten Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

Golden Gophers’ Jasmine Powell and Wildcats’ Lindsey Pulliam are this week’s honorees


Player of the Week

Lindsey Pulliam, Northwestern

G – Jr. – Silver Spring, Md. – Our Lady of Good Counsel – Major: Communications

• Also named espnW National Player of the Week on Monday

• Averaged 27.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game with a .622 field-goal percentage and .667 three-point percentage last week as the nationally-ranked Wildcats earned a pair of Big Ten wins

• Scored 28 points on career-high 13-of-20 shooting in a Feb. 22 win at Wisconsin, and added 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting in NU’s victory over Rutgers on Feb. 19

• A 2018-19 Academic All-Big Ten selection

• Earns her first Big Ten Player of the Week award

• Last Northwestern Player of the Week: Abi Scheid (Jan. 20, 2020)


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Ali Patberg, Jr., G, IND: Scored a season-high 29 points, including 25 in the first half, and made 12-of-22 shots in Indiana’s win at Minnesota on Feb. 22

Naz Hillmon, So., F, MICH: Averaged 20.5 ppg. and 11.5 rpg. with two double-doubles and a .696 field-goal percentage in the Wolverines’ two conference victories last week

Arella Guirantes, Jr., G, RU: Registered 27.5 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. with a .559 field-goal percentage in two Big Ten games last week, including a career-high 36 points and the game-winning shot in a Feb. 22 win over Ohio State


Freshman of the Week

Jasmine Powell, Minnesota

G – Detroit, Mich. – Detroit Country Day – Intended Major: Journalism

• Averaged 18.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in Minnesota’s two conference games last week

• Scored a team-high 21 points and tied her career high by going 3-of-5 from three-point range in the Golden Gophers’ matchup against No. 24 Indiana on Feb. 22

• Added 15 points and four rebounds in Minnesota’s game at Michigan State on Feb. 17

• Collects her second Freshman of the Week award

• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Jasmine Powell (Feb. 3, 2020)


2019-20 Big Ten Players of the Week

Nov. 11

P: Arella Guirantes, Jr., RU

F: Mackenzie Holmes, IND


Nov. 18

P: Nia Clouden, So., MSU

F: Ashley Owusu, MD


Nov. 25

P: Grace Berger, So., IND

F: Ashley Owusu, MD


Dec. 2

P: Arella Guirantes, Jr., RU

F: Sara Scalia, MINN


Dec. 9

P: Taiye Bello, Sr., MINN

P: Kamaria McDaniel, Jr., PSU

F: Kierstan Bell, OSU


Dec. 16

P: Destiny Pitts, Jr., MINN

F: Kennedi Myles, ILL


Dec. 23

P: Dorka Juhász, So., OSU

F: Jacy Sheldon, OSU


Dec. 30

P: Kaila Charles, Sr., MD

F: Mackenzie Holmes, IND


Jan. 6

P: Kathleen Doyle, Sr., IOWA

F: Kierstan Bell, OSU


Jan. 13

P: Kathleen Doyle, Sr., IOWA

F: Kierstan Bell, OSU


Jan. 20

P: Abi Scheid, Sr., NU

F: Mackenzie Holmes, IND

F: Sara Scalia, MINN


Jan. 28

P: Ae’Rianna Harris, Sr., PUR

F: McKenna Warnock, IOWA


Feb. 3

P: Naz Hillmon, So., F, MICH

F: Jasmine Powell, MINN

F: Sydney Hilliard, WIS


Feb. 10

P: Kaila Charles, Sr., MD

F: Ashley Owusu, MD


Feb. 17

P: Stephanie Jones, Sr., MD

F: Madison Greene, G, OSU


Feb. 24

P: Lindsey Pulliam, Jr., NU

F: Jasmine Powell, MINN

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