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Griner Earns Big 12 Player of Week Honors

Brittney Griner earned her 16th Big 12 weekly honor.


Brittney Griner earned her 16th Big 12 weekly honor.

Jan. 30, 2012

IRVING, Texas - Baylor's Brittney Griner was selected Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Jan. 23-29. Griner was recognized for the fourth time this season and 16th week in her career while Iowa State's Nikki Moody 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 averaged 23 points, 6.5 rebounds and six blocks in Baylor's wins over Oklahoma and Kansas last week. The Lady Bears remain the top-ranked team in the nation with a 21-0 record. Griner shot .645 (20-of-31) from the floor, including a make on her only three-point shot. She also hit all five of her free throw attempts. With her 12 blocks, the junior center moved to No. 2 on the NCAA Division I career blocks list with 506. She already owns the Big 12 record.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Nikki Moody, Iowa State, G, Euless, Texas
Nikki Moody averaged 13.5 points and six rebounds in Iowa State's road win at Kansas State and two-point loss at Texas A&M. She scored 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting against K-State, which included two three-pointers to go along with six rebounds. The rookie guard tallied 12 points and six more boards at Texas A&M. Moody played 69 of the possible 80 minutes last week and has started 18 of ISU's 19 games.

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.
Jan. 23 -- Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, G, So
Jan. 30 -- 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
Jan. 23 -- Sharane Campbell, OU, G and Nneka Enempkali, UT, F
Jan. 30 -- Nikki Moody, ISU, G
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