BiG Ten’s Women’s Weekly Basketball Awards

Indiana and Maryland Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

Indiana’s Jaelynn Penn and Maryland’s Kaila Charles are this week’s honorees


Player of the Week

Kaila Charles, Maryland

G – So. – Glenn Dale, Md. – Riverdale Baptist

• Averaged 24.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game with a .760 field-goal percentage last week while leading No. 14/13 Maryland to a pair of Big Ten victories

• Scored a career-high 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting and added seven rebounds and three blocks in the Terrapins’ win over No. 12/14 Ohio State on Jan. 22

• Contributed 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting in Maryland’s victory at Northwestern last Thursday

• Earns her first career Player of the Week honor

• Last Maryland Player of the Week: Shatori Walker-Kimbrough (Feb. 13, 2017)


Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Alex Wittinger, Jr., F, ILL: Averaged 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 7.5 blocks per game last week, including the second triple-double in school history with 18 points, 10 rebounds and a school-record 11 blocks (one off the Big Ten record) last Tuesday at Penn State

Megan Gustafson, Jr., F/C, IOWA: Registered 27.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game with a .576 field goal percentage last week as No. RV/25 Iowa split two Big Ten games

Katelynn Flaherty, Sr., G, MICH: Averaged 26.5 points and 6.0 assists per game with a .543 field goal percentage and .692 three-point percentage to spark No. 16 Michigan to two conference wins


Freshman of the Week

Jaelynn Penn, Indiana

G – Louisville, Ky. – Butler

• Averaged 11.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game with a .462 field goal percentage during Indiana’s two Big Ten wins last week

• Scored a team-high 14 points and grabbed four rebounds in the Hoosiers’ victory over Rutgers last Saturday

• Converted all 10 of her free throws last week, including 6-of-6 against Rutgers

• Earns her second career Freshman of the Week honor and second in as many weeks

• Last Indiana Freshman of the Week: Jaelynn Penn (Jan. 22, 2018)

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