Player of the Week
La’Keisha Sutton • South Carolina
Senior • Guard • Trenton, N.J.
• Scored the 1,000th point of her career against South Carolina State, becoming 27th Gamecock to reach the milestone.
• Netted all of her team-high 12 points in the first half against the Lady Bulldogs.
• Led all scorers with 21 points in decisive win over No. 18/16 North Carolina, three shy of her career high.
• Was second on team with five rebounds against North Carolina – a key part of South Carolina out-rebounding the Tar Heels 47-30.
• Moved into second on the team in scoring average.
• Averaged 16.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 2.5 apg and 1.0 spg for the week.
Freshman of the Week
Krystal Forthan • LSU
Forward • Portland, Ore.
• Scored a game-high 15 points – all in the first half – to lead LSU past McNeese State on Dec. 16.
• Came off the bench and scored seven straight points that keyed an 18-0 run that put the game away.
• Averaged 8.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 1.0 spg for the week.
• Shot 58.8% on the week, going 2-of-4 from three point arch and hitting 66.7% of her free throws.
• For the season, leads LSU in field goal percentage and ranks third on the team in scoring.