Iowa and Nebraska Earn Weekly Women's Basketball Awards
Dec. 4, 2017


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

• Averaged 26.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game with a .742 field-goal percentage and a double-double in the Hawkeyes’ two games last week
• Scored 34 points (on 15-of-18 shooting) and added nine rebounds, three assists and two blocks in Iowa’s one-point loss to No. 13/11 Florida State on Wednesday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
• Posted a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds in the Hawkeyes’ win over Samford on Sunday
• Earns her third career Player of the Week honor and second of the season
• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Megan Gustafson (Nov. 13, 2017)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll
Kaila Charles, So., G, MD: Averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game last week to help the Terrapins to road wins at Virginia (in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge) and Akron, collecting 23 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in Saturday’s win over the Zips
Tyler Scaife, Sr., G, RU: Recorded 22.5 points per game in a pair of Rutgers wins last week, including a career-high 27 points in Thursday’s win over N.C. State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Marsha Howard, Jr., F, WIS: Averaged 13.5 points and 13.0 rebounds per game with two double-doubles last week, leading the Badgers to victories at Pitt (in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge) and at home over La Salle

Freshman of the Week
Kate Cain, Nebraska
C – Middletown, N.Y. – Pine Bush

• Registered 13.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game with a .647 field-goal percentage and a double-double in two games for the Huskers last week
• Had 11 points, eight rebounds and a career-high six blocks (most by a Nebraska freshman since 1979) in Thursday’s one-point loss to Clemson in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
• Contributed a double-double with 16 points (on 7-of-10 shooting), a career-high 11 rebounds and three blocks in Nebraska’s win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday
• Earns her second career Freshman of the Week honor
• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Kate Cain (Nov. 13, 2017)

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