BiG Ten Women’s Weekly Basketball Honors

Indiana and Maryland Earn Big Ten Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

Hoosiers’ Grace Berger and Terrapins’ Ashley Owusu are this week’s honorees


Player of the Week

Grace Berger, Indiana

G – So. – Louisville, Ky. – Sacred Heart Academy – Major: Sports Management

• Scored a game-high 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting while adding a career-best five steals and three rebounds in No. 18/25 Indiana’s win at Florida on Nov. 22

• Had 12 points (5-8 FG) in the first half to help the Hoosiers open up a double-digit lead in route to a victory in their road opener

• Recorded her second 20-point game this season, finishing one point off her career high (24 vs. Mount St. Mary’s on Nov. 7)

• Earns her first Big Ten Player of the Week award

• Last Indiana Player of the Week: Amanda Cahill (Dec. 26, 2016)


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Kathleen Doyle, Sr., G, IOWA: Challenged for a triple-double in the Hawkeyes’ overtime win over Princeton on Nov. 20, finishing with 21 points, seven rebounds and nine assists

Shakira Austin, So., F, MD: Averaged 15.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game with an .800 field-goal percentage in No. 9/10 Maryland’s wins over George Washington and Quinnipiac

Destiny Pitts, Jr., G/F, MINN: Scored a season-high 26 points, 19 in the second half, and added four rebounds and two steals in Minnesota’s victory over Montana State on Nov. 23


Freshman of the Week

Ashley Owusu, Maryland

G – Woodbridge, Va. – Paul VI – Major: Undeclared (Letters & Sciences)

• Averaged 13.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game with a .500 field-goal percentage last week, pacing the No. 9/10 Terrapins to home wins against George Washington and Quinnipiac

• Registered a season-high (and game-best) 19 points (on 8-of-12 shooting), along with six rebounds and a game-high six assists in Sunday’s win over Quinnipiac

• Added eight points and season highs of seven rebounds and nine rebounds in Maryland’s Nov. 20 win over George Washington

• Collects her second Freshman of the Week award

• Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Ashley Owusu (Nov. 18, 2019)


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


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