Iowa and Minnesota Earn Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

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Iowa’s Megan Gustafson and Minnesota’s Destiny Pitts are this week’s honorees

Player of the Week

Megan Gustafson, Iowa

F/C – Jr. – Port Wing, Wis. – South Shore

Averaged 29.0 points, 15.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game with a .742 field-goal percentage and two double-doubles last week in two Big Ten victories for the Hawkeyes

Registered 33 points (on 13-of-19 shooting), 14 rebounds and a career-high seven assists in last Thursday’s win over Penn State

Added 25 points (on 10-of-12 shooting) and 16 rebounds in Sunday’s victory at Northwestern

Earns her ninth career Player of the Week honor and eighth of the season, extending her Big Ten record in the latter category

Last Iowa Player of the Week: Megan Gustafson (Feb. 5, 2018)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Eleanna Christinaki, Jr., G, MD: Collected 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game last week to help the Terrapins remain atop the Big Ten standings with two conference road wins

Kenisha Bell, Jr., G, MINN: Averaged 18.5 points, 9.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game last week as the Gophers earned two Big Ten victories

Stephanie Mavunga, Sr., F, OSU: Registered 20.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game with a .692 field-goal percentage last week as the Buckeyes split a pair of games

Freshman of the Week

Destiny Pitts, Minnesota

G/F – Detroit, Mich. – Detroit Country Day

Averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game last week in pacing Minnesota to a pair of conference wins

Scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds in last Thursday’s victory at Purdue, tallying 13 points in the first quarter on 4-of-5 shooting

Added 17 points and seven rebounds in Sunday’s win over Penn State

Earns her sixth career Freshman of the Week honor

Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Destiny Pitts (Jan. 8, 2018)

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