Minnesota's Banham Sweeps Weekly Conference Honors

Minnesota's Rachel Banham earned Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week accolades.


Minnesota's Rachel Banham earned Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week accolades.

Jan. 9, 2012

Player and Freshman of the Week
Rachel Banham, Minnesota
5-9, G, Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville North
• Averaged 23.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists, while shooting 87.5 percent (7-for-8) from 3-point range, to help Minnesota to a pair of victories last week
• Posted her first career double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds, and connected on all five 3-point tries, in the Gophers’ win over Indiana
• Poured in 26 points with eight rebounds and three assists, also going 2-for-3 from behind the arc, to help Minnesota to a road win at Northwestern
• Claims her first career Player of the Week distinction and her third Freshman of the Week accolade
• Last Minnesota Player of the Week: Ashley Ellis-Milan (Jan. 20, 2009)
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Rachel Banham (Dec. 26, 2011)


 

 

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