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Brittney Griner Earns Big 12 Player of Week Honors

Brittney Griner earned her 15th Big 12 weekly honor.

Brittney Griner earned her 15th Big 12 weekly honor.

Jan. 16, 2012

IRVING, Texas - Brittney Griner was selected Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Jan. 9-15. Griner was recognized for the third time this season and 15th week in her career while Oklahoma's Liz Donohoe picked up her fourth Freshman of the Week honor.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Brittney Griner, Baylor, P, Jr, Houston, Texas
Brittney Griner led Baylor to Big 12 wins over Oklahoma State and Texas last week with averages of 30 points, 12 rebounds and 5.5 blocks. She produced two double-doubles, leading all scorers in both games. The junior center registered 28 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks vs. Oklahoma State, and tallied a season-high-tying 32 points and 13 rebounds at Texas. She shot 65.7 percent from the floor and 70 percent from the free throw line. With her 11 blocks last week, Griner moved to No. 3 on the NCAA Division I career blocks list with 483.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Liz Donohoe, Oklahoma State, F, Edmond, Okla.
Liz Donohoe averaged 16.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in Oklahoma State's loss to No. 1 Baylor and win over Oklahoma. She scored a team-high 19 points and grabbed a team-best eight rebounds at Baylor. Donohoe then helped the Cowgirls end an eight-game losing streak against their in-state rivals with a team-high 14 points in the victory.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 15 -- Christine Flores, MU, F, Sr.
Nov. 21 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Jr.
Nov. 28 -- Chassidy Fussell, UT, G, So.
Dec. 5 -- Kierra Mallard, TTU, F, Sr.
Dec. 12 -- Christine Flores, MU, F, Sr.
Dec. 19 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Jr.
Dec. 27 -- Morgan Hook, OU, G, So.
Jan. 2 -- Chelsea Poppens, ISU, F, Jr.
Jan. 9 -- Brittany Chambers, KSU, G, Jr.
Jan. 16 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Jr.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshmen of the Week
Nov. 15 -- DaShawn Harden, OU, G
Nov. 21 -- Nikki Moody, ISU, G
Nov. 28 -- Nikki Moody, ISU, G
Dec. 5 -- Liz Donohoe, OSU, F
Dec. 12 -- Brynn Williamson, ISU, G
Dec. 19 -- Sharane Campbell, OU, G
Dec. 27 -- Liz Donohoe, OSU, F
Jan. 2 -- Sharane Campbell, OU, G
Jan. 9 -- Liz Donohoe, OSU, F
Jan. 16 -- Liz Donohoe, OSU, F

 

 

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