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Donohoe and Buckley Named Big 12 Women’s Basketball Players of the Week
December 30, 2013

Liz Donohoe (Oklahoma State) and Jadda Buckley (Iowa State) were selected for Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball weekly honors, as chosen by a media panel. Both helped their teams to undefeated records in non-conference play. Donohoe earned her first player of the week award and sixth career weekly accolade while Buckley picked up freshman honors for the second time in the last three weeks.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Liz Donohoe, Oklahoma State, F, Jr, Edmond, Okla.
Liz Donohoe poured in a game-high 21 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds in 28 minutes against Texas-Pan American. The win moved OSU to 11-0 on the season, matching the program’s best start in program history. Her numbers resulted in her third double-double of the year. Donohoe hit seven of 13 shots from the floor, including a 5-of-10 effort from the 3-point line. In addition, she also had one assist and one steal.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Jadda Buckley, Iowa State, G, Mason City, Iowa
Jadda Buckley posted back-to-back double-digit scoring games with a 12-point performance against Holy Cross and a 19-point effort against William & Mary in helping Iowa State to the championship of the Cyclone Classic. The rookie knocked down a career-high four 3-pointers against Holy Cross. She followed that with a near perfect performance against the Tribe going 5-of-6 from the field, 3-of-4 from long range and 6-of-6 from the charity stripe with no turnovers. On the weekend Buckley shot 69.2 percent (9-of-13) from the field and 70 percent from long (7-of-10), leading Iowa State to its third undefeated non-conference schedule in school history.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 11 – Hallie Christofferson, ISU, Sr
Nov. 18 – Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, Sr
Nov. 25 – Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Dec. 2 – Brittney Martin, OSU, So
Dec. 9 – Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Dec. 16 – Chelsea Gardner, KU, Jr
Dec. 23 – Tiffany Bias, OSU, Sr
Dec. 30 – Liz Donohoe, OSU, Jr

Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshmen of the Week
Nov. 11 – Leticia Romero, K-State
Nov. 18 – Nina Davis, BU
Nov. 25 – Seanna Johnson, ISU
Dec. 2 – Seanna Johnson, ISU
Dec. 9 – Nina Davis, BU
Dec. 16 – Jadda Buckley, ISU
Dec. 23 – Nina Davis, BU
Dec. 30 – Jadda Buckley, ISU

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