Iowa and Northwestern Earn Weekly Women's Basketball Awards
Feb. 26, 2018


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

• Averaged 31.5 points and 14.5 rebounds per game with a .714 field-goal percentage and two double-doubles last week, helping the Hawkeyes extend their current winning streak to seven games with two victories
• Scored 36 points on 15-of-21 shooting and grabbed 15 rebounds in Iowa’s win over Indiana on Sunday
• Opened the week with 27 points and 14 rebounds in a victory at Rutgers, setting the Hawkeyes’ program single-season records for points and rebounds
• Earns her 10th career Player of the Week honor and ninth of the season, extending her Big Ten record in the latter category
• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Megan Gustafson (Feb. 12, 2018)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll
Kaila Charles, So., G/F, MD: Averaged 23.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game last week in a pair of close games, as the Terrapins lost at Michigan followed by a home win over Nebraska
Carlie Wagner, Sr., G, MINN: Registered 27.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game in a 1-1 week for the Golden Gophers, including 34 points and a career-high six steals in last Tuesday’s loss to Indiana
Dominique Oden, So., G, PUR: Averaged 22.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game last week, as the Boilermakers split their final two Big Ten games of the regular season

Freshman of the Week
Lindsey Pulliam, Northwestern
G – Silver Spring, Md. – Our Lady of Good Counsel

• Averaged 19.0 points and 3.5 rebounds per game last week to help Northwestern defeat Rutgers in its regular-season finale following a midweek loss at Big Ten champion Ohio State
• Scored 23 points on 10-of-19 shooting in the Wildcats’ victory over Rutgers
• Added 15 points and four rebounds at Ohio State
• Earns her second career Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: Lindsey Pulliam (Feb. 5, 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

Feb. 19
P: Carlie Wagner, Sr., MINN
P: Kelsey Mitchell, Sr., OSU
F: Destiny Pitts, MINN


Feb. 26
P: Megan Gustafson, Jr., IOWA
F: Lindsey Pulliam, NU