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Lady Bears' Mosby Earns Double Big 12 Honor

Bernice Mosby averaged 27.0 points and 9.5 rebounds in Baylor's two games last week.

Bernice Mosby averaged 27.0 points and 9.5 rebounds in Baylor's two games last week.

Nov. 20, 2006

DALLAS - Bernice Mosby (Baylor) and Courtney Paris (Oklahoma) were named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Players of the Week while Mosby (Baylor) was also selected Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Nov. 13-19.

Paris extended her Big 12 record for career weekly honors to 13 after winning three player of the week and nine rookie of the week awards last year. Mosby was recognized by the conference for the first time.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week

Bernice Mosby, Baylor, F, 6-1, Sr, Brooksville, Fla.

Mosby averaged 27 points and 9.5 rebounds in Baylor's two games against Top 25 teams last week. She shot 51.2 percent (21-41) from the floor and was nearly perfect from the free throw line (11-12), shooting 91.7 percent. In addition, she added four steals and two blocks. Against No. 22 BYU, Mosby poured in 28 points while hauling down eight rebounds and was 8-of-8 from the charity stripe. In Baylor's WNIT championship loss to 12th-ranked Purdue, Mosby turned in a 26-point, 11-rebound performance to notch her third double-double in four games and 63rd of her collegiate career. Mosby was named to the Preseason WNIT All-Tournament team.

Courtney Paris, Oklahoma, C, 6-4, So, Piedmont, Calif.

Paris won MVP honors at the Marriott Beach Waikiki Classic by averaging 21 points, 15.5 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2.5 assists and 2.5 steals in two Oklahoma wins. In the opener against Eastern Kentucky, Paris needed only 27 minutes to tally 24 points, 16 rebounds, three assists and three blocks. In the title game against the Rainbow Wahine, Paris registered 18 points and 15 rebounds in just 24 minutes of action. Paris has recorded a double-double in every game this season and in 31 consecutive outings.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week

Bernice Mosby, Baylor, F, 6-1, Sr, Brooksville, Fla.

Mosby averaged 27 points and 9.5 rebounds in Baylor's two games against Top 25 teams last week. She shot 51.2 percent (21-41) from the floor and was nearly perfect from the free throw line (11-12), shooting 91.7 percent. In addition, she added four steals and two blocks. Against No. 22 BYU, Mosby poured in 28 points while hauling down eight rebounds and was 8-of-8 from the charity stripe. In Baylor's WNIT championship loss to 12th-ranked Purdue, Mosby turned in a 26-point, 11-rebound performance to notch her third double-double in four games and 63rd of her collegiate career. Mosby was named to the Preseason WNIT All-Tournament team.

Big 12 Player of the Week
Nov. 13 - Jackie McFarland, CU, Jr.
Nov. 20 - Bernice Mosby, BU, Sr. & Courtney Paris, OU, So.

Big 12 Rookie of the Week
Nov. 13 - Danielle Wilson, BU, Fr.
Nov. 20 - Bernice Mosby, BU, Sr.

 

 

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