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Minnesota’s Destiny Pitts and Ohio State’s Kelsey Mitchell are this week’s honorees

Player of the Week

Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State

G – Sr. – Cincinnati, Ohio – Princeton

Posted 29.0 points, 4.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game with a .412 three-point percentage to help Ohio State remain unbeaten in Big Ten play with two wins last week

Scored a season-high 37 points in Sunday’s overtime victory at Michigan, including 27 points in the second half and overtime en route to her seventh 30-point game of the season

Needs two points to become the second Big Ten student and 13th NCAA Division I women’s basketball student to score 3,000 career points

Collected Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2016 and 2017

Earns her 11th career Player of the Week honor (third of the season), the fourth-most career Player of the Week awards in Big Ten history

Last Ohio State Player of the Week: Kelsey Mitchell (Dec. 18, 2017)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Tyra Buss, Sr., G, IND: Registered 23.0 points, 6.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game last week and broke Indiana’s 34-year-old career scoring record (now 1,950 points) as the Hoosiers split two Big Ten games

Megan Gustafson, Jr., F/C, IOWA: Averaged 24.5 points, 13.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game with two double-doubles and a .680 field-goal percentage to help the Hawkeyes to a 1-1 week in Big Ten play

Hallie Thome, Jr., C, MICH: Collected 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game with a .625 field-goal percentage during the Wolverines’ two conference games last week

Freshman of the Week

Destiny Pitts, Minnesota

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

Averaged 18.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game with a .474 three-point percentage last week, as the Golden Gophers picked up a win at home over Michigan State after a road defeat at Ohio State

Scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds in last Thursday’s loss at OSU, connecting on 7-of-15 three-point attempts

Added eight points and four rebounds in Sunday’s win over MSU

Earns her fifth career Freshman of the Week honor

Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Destiny Pitts (Jan. 2, 2018)