Brittney Griner earned her eighth Big 12 Player of the Week award of the season.
Feb. 25, 2013
IRVING, Texas - Brittney Griner (Baylor) and Imani McGee-Stafford (Texas) have earned Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball weekly honors, as chosen by a media panel. Griner extended her record for career women's basketball weekly honors to 27 and earned her eighth player of the week award of the season. McGee-Stafford picked up freshman honors for the fifth time.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Brittney Griner, Baylor, C, Sr, Houston, Texas
Brittney Griner averaged 27.5 points, 10 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 3.5 assists in Baylor's road win at No. 3/2 Connecticut and a home victory versus Texas. She shot 53.8 (21-of-39) percent from the floor and 86.7 (13-of-15) percent from the free throw line. In addition, the senior post became just the eighth NCAA Division I women's basketball player to reach the 3,000-point milestone. Griner tallied 25 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks in the winning effort at UConn while recording her 3,000th career point. She recorded her 12th double-double of the season with a 30-point,11-rebound performance against Texas. She also added five blocks, three assists and two steals. Griner moved up to No. 5 on the NCAA's all-time scoring list with 3,030 points and needs just seven points to pass UConn's Maya Moore at No. 4.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Imani McGee-Stafford, Texas, C, Los Angeles, Calif.
Imani McGee-Stafford averaged 13.5 points and 12 rebounds in Texas' win over Kansas and loss at No. 1 Baylor last week. She recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 18 points and 13 rebounds against Kansas. It was her fifth double-double in the last seven games. The freshman center pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds and added nine points and four blocks at Baylor. McGee-Stafford shot 55 (11-of-20) percent from the field and 83.3 (5-of-6) percent from the charity stripe in the two games.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 12 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Nov. 19 -- Carolyn Davis, KU, F, Sr
Nov. 26 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Dec. 3 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 10 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 17 -- Odyssey Sims, BU, G, Jr
Dec. 27 -- Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, G, Jr
Dec. 31 -- Toni Young, OSU, F, Sr
Jan. 7 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr and Sharane Campbell, OU, G, So
Jan. 14 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Jan. 21 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Jan. 28 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Feb. 4 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Feb. 11 -- Odyssey Sims, BU, G, Jr and Nicole Griffin, OU, C, Jr
Feb. 18 -- Toni Young, OSU, F, Sr
Feb. 25 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr