BiG Ten Women’s Weekly Honors

Iowa and Purdue Earn Big Ten Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

Hawkeyes’ McKenna Warnock and Boilermakers’ Ae’Rianna Harris are this week’s honorees


Player of the Week

Ae’Rianna Harris, Purdue

F – Sr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Lawrence North – Major: Electronic and Studio Arts

• Averaged 23.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 blocks per game with a .769 field-goal percentage and a double-double in Purdue’s two conference wins last week

• Posted 21 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks in Sunday’s victory over Penn State, tying the program record with her 27th career double-double and becoming the school’s all-time leader (men’s or women’s) with 352 blocked shots, passing Joe Barry Carroll (349 from 1976-80)

• Came off the bench to score a game-high 25 points and grab nine rebounds in a Jan. 22 win at Nebraska

• Earns her second Big Ten Player of the Week award

• Last Purdue Player of the Week: Ae’Rianna Harris (Nov. 20, 2017)


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Kathleen Doyle, Sr., G, IOWA: Averaged 23.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 6.0 apg and 4.0 spg last week in leading the Hawkeyes to a pair of Big Ten victories

Akienreh Johnson, Sr., G, MICH: Recorded her first career double-double in Sunday’s win over Rutgers with a career-high 24 points and career high-tying 11 rebounds

Imani Lewis, So., F, WIS: Registered 22.0 ppg and 11.0 rpg in two games last week, including a career high-tying 23 points and 16 rebounds in a Jan. 22 win at Minnesota


Freshman of the Week

McKenna Warnock, Iowa

G/F – Marshall, Wis. – Monona Grove – Major: Undeclared

• Averaged 13.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game with a .600 field-goal percentage and a double-double in Iowa’s two Big Ten victories last week

• Tallied her second career double-double with a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds in Sunday’s win over Michigan State, including 19 second-half points on 7-of-8 shooting

• Added four points and seven rebounds in a Jan. 22 win over Ohio State

• Collects her first Freshman of the Week award

• Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Makenzie Meyer (Feb. 13, 2017)


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



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