Danielle Wilson (Baylor) was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week while Jalana Childs (Kansas State) was selected Freshman of the Week by a media voting panel for games of Feb. 9-15. Wilson was honored for the first time this season and fourth time in her career while Childs picked up her first weekly accolade.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Danielle Wilson, Baylor, P, Jr, Bay Shore, N.Y.
Danielle Wilson averaged 22.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocks in leading Baylor to victories over Oklahoma State and Missouri. In addition, she registered four assists and two steals while recording her 13th and 14th double-doubles of the season. Wilson shot 61.3 percent (19-of-31) from the floor in the two games. Against Missouri, the junior post tied her career high in scoring with a game-high 26 points. She led all players in rebounding with 13 and added four blocks and a steal. Wilson was 11-of-13 from the floor in the contest. The Bay Shore, N.Y., native tallied 19 points and 11 rebounds, five of which were off the offensive glass at OSU. She added three assists, three blocks and a steal. Wilson needs 21 points to tally 1,000 career points. She will become the third Lady Bear to reach that milestone this season joining Jessica Morrow and Rachel Allison.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Jalana Childs, Kansas State, F, Orlando, Fla.
In her first collegiate start, Jalana Childs tallied her first double-double with career-highs of 14 points and 16 rebounds in a career-best 32 minutes of action to aid the Wildcats to a win over Oklahoma State. Childs recorded her 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting and surpassed her previous career-high of 13 points against UTSA on Nov. 23, 2008. The product of Orlando, Fla., registered the most rebounds by a Wildcat this season and the highest total by a K-State freshman since Shalee Lehning pulled in a school record-tying 20 rebounds against Louisiana Tech on Dec. 6, 2005.