Iowa and Penn State Win Final Weekly Women's Basketball Honors
Feb. 28, 2011
Player of the Week:
Printy earns Big Ten Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career after helping Iowa to a pair of wins last week. The sophomore guard averaged 30.0 points per game on the week, highlighted by her 32-point effort against Illinois on Thursday. She was 11 of 21 from the floor, hitting three shots from three-point range and corralling eight rebounds. Against Indiana on Sunday, Printy poured in 28 points on 8-of-11 shooting and was a perfect 10-for-10 from the foul line. She also finished the week with averages of 5.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.0 steals, while shooting nearly 60 percent from the floor.
Last Iowa Player of the Week: Kachine Alexander (Nov. 22, 2010)
Freshman of the Week:
Lucas claims her eighth and final Big Ten Freshman of the Week accolade after helping Penn State cement its spot as the No. 2 seed in this week's Big Ten Tournament. The freshman guard averaged 15.5 points per game last week, chipping in 3.5 assists and 2.0 steals Lucas' top game of the week came in the season finale against Northwestern, where she scored 21 points on 54 percent shooting, handed out four assists and had two steals as the Lady Lions clinched their highest seed in the Big Ten Tournament since 2004, when they earned the tournament's top seed.
Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Maggie Lucas (Feb. 7, 2011)