Feb. 17, 2009
BIG TEN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Allyssa DeHaan, Michigan State
Jr., C, 6-9, Grandville, Mich./Grandville
DeHaan earns her sixth career Player of the Week honor and her first of the season after leading Michigan State to an overtime win at Indiana on Thursday. The game marked MSU's 11th consecutive overtime victory, which is the longest active streak of its kind in the Big Ten. The junior recorded her second double-double of the season with a game-high 20 points while shooting 80 percent (8-of-10) from the field. She also grabbed 10 rebounds and added six blocked shots, two assists and a steal while playing a career-high 41 minutes. The performance gives her 373 career blocks, placing her second in Big Ten history and 11th on the NCAA's all-time list. The game also moved her into ninth on Michigan State's career points and rebounds lists. At the time, the win gave the Spartans sole possession of first place in the Big Ten, a spot which they currently share with Ohio State.
Last MSU POW: Allyssa DeHaan (Feb. 18, 2008)