Feb. 20, 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 Feb. 13-19. Griner was recognized for the sixth time this season and 18th week in her career while Missouri's Morgan Eye picked up her first Freshman of the Week honor.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Brittney Griner, Baylor, C, Jr, Houston, Texas
Griner led Baylor to at least a share of its second-straight Big 12 Conference regular season title by averaging a double-double for the week with 23.0 points and 12.0 rebounds. She added 6.0 blocks and 4.0 assists while shooting .516 (16-of-31) from the floor and .824 (14-of-17) from the free throw line. Griner tallied 28 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks in BU's win at Oklahoma State. In a five-point victory over Texas Tech, the junior center pulled down a defensive rebound with eight seconds left and hit two free throws to seal the win. Griner ended the contest with 18 points, 14 rebounds, a career-high-tying five assists and six blocks.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Morgan Eye, Missouri, G, Montrose, Mo.
Morgan Eye averaged 14.0 points and 4.5 rebounds last week as Missouri went 1-1 and picked up its first conference win. The rookie guard hit .500 (11-of-22) from the field, including a .545 (6-of-11) mark from the three-point line. Eye tied her career high with 19 points in a four-point loss against No. 14/13 Texas A&M. She then added nine points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win at Kansas while playing 37 minutes.
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
Feb. 6 -- Chelsea Poppens, ISU, F, Jr
Feb. 13 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Jr
Feb. 20 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Jr