March 3, 2014
IRVING, Texas -
IRVING, Texas - Odyssey Sims was honored as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as chosen by a media panel. Sims earned her 14th career award and ninth player of the week recognition, including the seventh this season. Kansas State's Leticia Romero picked up her fourth Freshman of the Week accolade.
Sims, a 5-8 guard, averaged 38.5 points, 6.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals in Baylor's two games last week. She shot 43.9 percent from the floor and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The senior Irving, Texas, native, tallied 38 points, which included four treys and 10 free throws, nine assists and four steals in a win over Oklahoma. Sims followed that performance with 39 points, four assists, three rebounds and two steals in a two-point loss to West Virginia.
With 2,355 points, Sims moved up to No. 5 on the Big 12's career scoring chart, passing Kansas State's Kendra Wecker. She is averaging a nation's-best 30.2 points per game.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 11 - Hallie Christofferson, ISU, Sr
Nov. 18 - Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, Sr
Nov. 25 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Dec. 2 - Brittney Martin, OSU, So
Dec. 9 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Dec. 16 - Chelsea Gardner, KU, Jr
Dec. 23 - Tiffany Bias, OSU, Sr
Dec. 30 - Liz Donohoe, OSU, Jr
Jan. 6 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Jan. 13 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Jan. 20 - Chelsea Gardner, KU, Jr
Jan. 27 - Nneka Enemkpali, UT, Jr
Feb. 3 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Feb. 10 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Feb. 17 - Hallie Christofferson, ISU, Sr
Feb. 24 - Morgan Hook, OU, Sr
March 3 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr