Wisconsin's Anderson Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Wisconsin's Jolene Anderson earned her second weekly honor of the season and her career on Feb. 12.

Wisconsin's Jolene Anderson earned her second weekly honor of the season and her career on Feb. 12.

Feb. 12, 2007

Jolene Anderson, Wisconsin
Jr., 5-8, G, Port Wing, Wis./South Shore

Anderson helped Wisconsin move into sole possession of fourth place in the conference standings with a pair of 20-point performances in two wins for the Badgers this past week. On Thursday against Indiana, she scored 20 points in a come-from-behind victory for UW.  In addition to three assists, two blocks and a steal, she grabbed 10 boards for her 16th career double-double and her fifth of the season.  This past Sunday, she led all scorers with 29 points on 9-of-13 shooting in a win over Iowa.  She tied her career-best for points in the contest, reaching 29 points for the fourth time.  Anderson also tied a personal-best with five made three-pointers in the win.  For the week, she averaged 24.5 points on 17-of-34 (.500) shooting, 8.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists.  This is her second career weekly honor. 

Last WIS POW:  Jolene Anderson (12/18/06)