Iowa and Minnesota Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards
Feb. 12, 2018


Player of the Week
Megan Gustafson, Iowa
F/C – Jr. – Port Wing, Wis. – South Shore

• Averaged 29.0 points, 15.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game with a .742 field-goal percentage and two double-doubles last week in two Big Ten victories for the Hawkeyes
• Registered 33 points (on 13-of-19 shooting), 14 rebounds and a career-high seven assists in last Thursday’s win over Penn State
• Added 25 points (on 10-of-12 shooting) and 16 rebounds in Sunday’s victory at Northwestern
• Earns her ninth career Player of the Week honor and eighth of the season, extending her Big Ten record in the latter category
• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Megan Gustafson (Feb. 5, 2018)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll
Eleanna Christinaki, Jr., G, MD: Collected 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game last week to help the Terrapins remain atop the Big Ten standings with two conference road wins
Kenisha Bell, Jr., G, MINN: Averaged 18.5 points, 9.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game last week as the Gophers earned two Big Ten victories
Stephanie Mavunga, Sr., F, OSU: Registered 20.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game with a .692 field-goal percentage last week as the Buckeyes split a pair of games

Freshman of the Week
Destiny Pitts, Minnesota
G/F – Detroit, Mich. – Detroit Country Day

• Averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game last week in pacing Minnesota to a pair of conference wins
• Scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds in last Thursday’s victory at Purdue, tallying 13 points in the first quarter on 4-of-5 shooting
• Added 17 points and seven rebounds in Sunday’s win over Penn State
• Earns her sixth career Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Destiny Pitts (Jan. 8, 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

Feb. 5
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Lindsey Pulliam, NU

Feb. 12
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN