Brittney Griner (Baylor), Brittney Martin (Oklahoma State) and Zahna Medley (TCU) have been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Players of the Week, as chosen by a media panel. Griner extended her record for career women's basketball weekly honors to 24 and earned her fifth award of the season. Martin picked up her fourth freshman accolade while Medley claimed her third.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Brittney Griner, Baylor, C, Sr, Houston, Texas
Brittney Griner averaged 27.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 6.0 blocks and 2.0 assists in Baylor's wins over K-State and West Virginia last week. She shot .639 (23-of-36) from the floor and .600 (9-of-15) from the charity stripe. Griner hit 12-of-19 shots en route to 29 points at K-State. She added seven rebounds, three assists and three blocks. In addition, the 6-8 center threw down her third dunk of the season and raised her NCAA career record total to 10. Against West Virginia, Griner narrowly missed a triple-double, tallying 26 points and recording season highs in both rebounding (15) and blocked shots (9). She moved to No. 2 on the Big 12 career free throw chart with 700. With 2,796 points, Griner needs 40 points to become the league's all-time scoring leader.
Phillips 66 Co-Big 12 Freshmen of the Week
Brittney Martin, Oklahoma State, G, Syracuse, Utah
After having the midweek off, Brittney Martin helped Oklahoma State extend its winning streak to three in a row with a 71-42 victory over Iowa State. The Cowgirls have now won their last two when facing a Top 25 opponent. Martin recorded her third-straight double-figure scoring game with 10 points and was one of five Cowgirls in double figures. She also contributed six rebounds, four assists and four blocks in 29 minutes.
Zahna Medley, TCU, G, Springfield, Ill.
Zahna Medley averaged 15.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in TCU's two games last week. She scored 10 points at West Virginia, then followed that with 21 points against K-State. Medley has hit the 20-point mark four times this season - the most of any freshman in the Big 12. She closed out the first half by scoring 11 of the Frog's final 21 points, then recorded 10 of the team's final 16 in the contest. Medley is the only rookie in the Conference to rank in the top 10 in scoring and assists.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 12 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Nov. 19 -- Carolyn Davis, KU, F, Sr
Nov. 26 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Dec. 3 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 10 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 17 -- Odyssey Sims, BU, G, Jr
Dec. 27 -- Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, G, Jr
Dec. 31 -- Toni Young, OSU, F, Sr
Jan. 7 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr and Sharane Campbell, OU, G, So
Jan. 14 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Jan. 21 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshmen of the Week
Nov. 12 -- Brittney Martin, OSU, G
Nov. 19 -- Emiah Bingley, ISU, G
Nov. 26 -- Imani McGee-Stafford, UT, C
Dec. 3 -- Zahna Medley, TCU, G
Dec. 10 -- Bria Holmes, WVU, G
Dec. 17 -- Zahna Medley, TCU, G
Dec. 27 -- Brittney Martin, OSU, G
Dec. 31 -- Kidd Blaskowsky, ISU, G
Jan. 7 -- Alexis Prince, BU, G
Jan. 14 -- Brittney Martin, OSU, G
Jan. 21 -- Brittney Martin, OSU, G and Zahna Medley, TCU, G