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WBB's Griner and Sims Honored by Big 12

Freshman point guard Odyssey Sims was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week.

Freshman point guard Odyssey Sims was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week.

Dec. 20, 2010

Brittney Griner (Baylor), Danielle Adams (Texas A&M) and Odyssey Sims (Baylor) were named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Players of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Dec. 13-20. Griner (player) was honored for the third time this season and 11th week in her career. Griner was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week seven times and the league's player of the week once in 2009-10. Adams (player) earned her second consecutive weekly award and the third of her career. Sims (freshman) was recognized for the first time.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week Brittney Griner, Baylor, P, 6-8, So, Houston, Texas; Danielle Adams, Texas A&M, F/C, 6-1, Sr, Kansas City, Mo.
Brittney Griner tallied 21 points, seven rebounds and nine blocked shots in Baylor's 65-54 win over No. 6 Tennessee. She shot 53.9 percent from the floor and hit 70 percent from the free throw line en route to posting her seventh consecutive 20-plus point game. The 6-8 sophomore post extended her Baylor blocked shots record to 284. After only 46 career games, she needs just 106 points to reach the 1,000. Griner is averaging a league-leading 22.7 points per game and ranks No. 1 nationally in blocked shots. In addition, she needs only 16 more blocks to claim the No. 2 spot on the Big 12's career blocked shots chart.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Odyssey Sims, Baylor, G, 5-8, Irving, Texas
Odyssey Sims made her second career start against No. 6 Tennessee and delivered a team-leading and career-high 24-point performance in the Baylor win. She also recorded career highs in steals (4) and minutes played (40). Sims shot 36.4 percent from the floor including 50 percent from 3-point range, and was 8-of-10 from the free throw line. The point guard raised her scoring average to 11.5 on the season which ranks behind only Brittney Griner on the Baylor squad. Sims is the team leader in three-point shots made (19) and is shooting .463 (19-41) from beyond the arc.



Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 15 -- Mariah White (KSU) and Danielle Robinson (OU)
Nov. 22 -- Dominique Kelley (NU)
Nov. 29 -- Brittney Griner (BU)
Dec. 6 -- Brittney Griner (BU)

Dec. 13 -- Danielle Adams (TAMU)
Dec. 20 -- Brittney Griner (BU) and Danielle Adams (TAMU)

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshmen of the Week
Nov. 15 -- Jordan Hooper (NU)
Nov. 22 -- Chassidy Fussell (UT)
Nov. 29 -- Jordan Hooper (NU)
Dec. 6 -- Aaryn Ellenberg (OU)
Dec. 13 -- Morgan Hook (OU)
Dec. 20 -- Odyssey Sims (BU)

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