Nov. 28, 2006
DALLAS - Bernice Mosby (Baylor) was selected Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week while Kiera Hardy (Nebraska) was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Nov. 20-26.
Hardy earned her sixth career weekly award and first of the season. Mosby was recognized by the conference for the second consecutive week.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week
Bernice Mosby, Baylor, F, 6-1, Sr, Brooksville, Fla.
Mosby led Baylor in scoring in two of three games last week, including a 21-point, 17-rebound performance against ninth-ranked LSU. She has scored in double-digits in every game and recorded four double-doubles this season. Mosby averaged 15.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks a game in Baylor's three victories while being named to the Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Kiera Hardy, Nebraska, G, 5-6, Sr, Kansas City, Mo.
Hardy helped Nebraska post a 2-0 record on its Thanksgiving trip to California, while stretching its winning streak to five games. She scored 32 points with four rebounds, four assists and five steals to carry the Huskers to a 72-65 win at USC. Hardy's effort included a 14-for-23 shooting performance from the field. Her first basket of the second half pushed her across the 1,500-point scoring mark for her career, while her four three-pointers pushed her career total to 212, just two shy of entering the Big 12's career top 10 in made three-pointers. She had 23 points in an 80-66 victory at UC Irvine last Friday. For the week, Hardy averaged 27.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.5 steals, while hitting 21-of-35 shots (60 percent) from the field, including 9-of-19 (47.4 percent) of her three-point attempts.
Big 12 Player of the Week
Nov. 13 - Jackie McFarland, CU, Jr
Nov. 20 - Bernice Mosby, BU, Sr & Courtney Paris, OU, So
Nov. 27 - Kiera Hardy, NU, Sr