Maryland and Michigan Earn Big Ten Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

by | Feb 25, 2019 | Basketball Blogs, RRSN News | 0 comments

Terrapins’ Kaila Charles and Wolverines’ Naz Hillmon are this week’s honorees

Player of the Week

Kaila Charles, Maryland

G – Jr. – Glenn Dale, Md. – Riverdale Baptist – Major: Communication

Scored a game-high 29 points (on 13-of-23 shooting) while grabbing eight rebounds and blocking three shots for the No. 8/9 Terrapins in a win over Minnesota on Feb. 21

Tallied 17 points in the final 15:36 of the game, including the game-tying layup with six seconds left and the game-winning layup with 0.9 seconds to play

Tied her career highs for field goals made and blocks

Received Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2017-18

Earns her second Big Ten Player of the Week award

Last Maryland Player of the Week: Kaila Charles (Jan. 29, 2018)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Megan Gustafson, Sr., F/C, IOWA: Scored 26 points and added 12 rebounds for the No. 10/10 Hawkeyes on Feb. 21 in a Big Ten matchup at Indiana

Naz Hillmon, Fr., F, MICH: See below

Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah, Sr., F, NU: Became the 23rd Big Ten student in conference history (and second this year) to grab 1,000 career rebounds with 19 points and 13 rebounds against Nebraska on Feb. 21

Freshman of the Week

Naz Hillmon, Michigan

F – Cleveland, Ohio – Gilmour Academy – Major: Undeclared

Averaged 24.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game with a .731 field goal percentage and a double-double last week as Michigan split Big Ten matchups with Rutgers (win) and Michigan State (loss)

Registered her seventh double-double of the season Sunday at MSU with a career-high 27 points (on 11-of-13 shooting), 11 rebounds and a career-best six steals

Contributed 21 points and seven rebounds in a home win over Rutgers on Feb. 21

Collects her sixth Freshman of the Week award

Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Naz Hillmon (Feb. 11, 2019)

Related Content

Jun 16 2024

Bases-Loaded Walk Lifts Lake Central in 12-Inning Marathon

Anna Kayser, Special to IHSAA.org INDIANAPOLIS - It took a while – 12 innings in 3 hours and 46 minutes, to be exact, as the longest game by innings in IHSAA State...
Jun 16 2024

Gavin Jackson throws first no-hitter, Providence takes 2A crown

Rich Torres, Special to IHSAA.org INDIANAPOLIS – Providence’s Gavin Jackson took the mound for the bottom of the seventh inning on Saturday completely oblivious....
Jun 15 2024

New Prairie’s big fourth inning secures first state title

Anna Kayser, Special to IHSAA.org INDIANAPOLIS - Down to his final strike with two outs in the fourth inning, New Prairie sophomore Reed Robinson laced a two-run single...
Jun 15 2024

Barr-Reeve “finished the job”, wins first baseball crown

Rich Torres, Special to IHSAA.org INDIANAPOLIS – Third time was the charm for the top-ranked Barr-Reeve Vikings on Friday night at Victory Field in downtown...
Jun 10 2024

2024 IBCA/IHSAA BOYS TEAM SHOWCASE

2024 IBCA/IHSAA BOYS TEAM SHOWCASE IN MEMORY OF CHARLIE HUGHES AN NFHS/IHSAA SCHOLASTIC EVENT JUNE 21-23, 2024 TEAM FEE $340 - TWO DAYS - 4 GAMES ​$200 - ONE DAY - 2...