PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BRITTANY CHAMBERS (Kansas St., Sr., Guard)
- Although the Wildcats lost to the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, senior Brittany Chambers had a standout game and dominated the Wildcat offense. Chambers had a career high 34 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists to keep Kansas State in the game. Unfortunately, they lost to #25 Iowa State 87-71.
GAME OF THE WEEK
(No.22) OKLAHOMA STATE @ (No.23) OKLAHOMA—Sunday 2/10/13 5:00PM ET
- The much-anticipated game between the two rivals ended in heartbreak for the visiting Oklahoma State Cowgirls after losing to the Sooners 80-61. Oklahoma dominated the majority of the game and by halftime it was clear they would hold the lead until the end. The Sooners shot 53 percent in the second half to make this game seem less like a rivalry. Kendra Suttles led Oklahoma State with 15 points and nine rebounds. Liz Donohoe scored 13 points, and Brittney Martin had 12 for the Cowgirls. Sharane Campbell had 15 points and 12 rebounds while Joanna McFarland had 10 points and a career high-tying 15 rebounds for the Sooners. Aaryn Ellenberg also came up big, scoring 17 points for Oklahoma while Morgan Hook had 10 assists.
(No.4) STANFORD @ (No.15) UCLA—Sunday 2/17/13 3:30PM ET
- These two PAC-12 teams from California will be meeting in Los Angeles on Sunday as Stanford tries to catch up with California in the conference race. Stanford is currently in the midst of an eight game winning streak, while UCLA had a six game win steak snapped last night by the Cal Bears. With the Cardinal being 11-0 on the road, they will be bringing some confidence into this game. UCLA will have to shut down Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike, who is currently leading the team in points per game with 22.3, and rebounds with 12.5. The Bruins are lead by senior forward/center Alyssia Brewer who averages 11.6 points per game and 8 rebounds.
Madison Zanotto covers Women’s Basketball for NetScouts Basketball. Thanks to big12sports.com for the photo.