Indiana and Maryland Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards
Jan. 29, 2018


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)

2017-18 Big Ten Players of the Week
Nov. 13
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Kate Cain, NEB
F: Karissa McLaughlin, PUR

Nov. 20
P: Kenisha Bell, Jr., MINN
P: Ae’Rianna Harris, So., PUR
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN

Nov. 27
P: Kelsey Mitchell, Sr., OSU
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN

Dec. 4
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Kate Cain, NEB

Dec. 11
P: Hannah Whitish, So., NEB
F: Kate Cain, NEB

Dec. 18
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
P: Kelsey Mitchell, Sr., OSU
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN

Dec. 26
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Kate Cain, NEB

Jan. 2
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN

Jan. 8
P: Kelsey Mitchell, Sr., OSU
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN

Jan. 15
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
P: Taryn McCutcheon, So., MSU
F: Hailey Brown, MICH

Jan. 22
P: Katelynn Flaherty, Sr., MICH
P: Kenisha Bell, Jr., MINN
F: Jaelynn Penn, IND

Jan. 29
P: Kaila Charles, So., MD
F: Jaelynn Penn, IND