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    SEC Women's Basketball Players Of The Week

    Player of the Week
    Keira Peak • Arkansas
    Junior • Forward • Clyatteville, Ga.


    • Peak’s 12 points at Oral Roberts was her second consecutive game with double digit points.
    • Against No. 13 Oklahoma, Peak had career-best points (30), FGM (12), FGA (19), 3PT (4) 3PTA (8) and one shy of career-best steals (3).
    • Her 30 points  was the first time since 2006 that a Razorback scored 30+ points.
    • Had fourth consecutive game in double digits at Hawai’i with a win over the host team in non-conference tournament play.
    • Peak made six threes all of last year and has 12 this year.
    • The 24 points against Oregon was her  fifth consecutive game in double figures.
    • Peak scored 82 points in four games this week with one double double, one game of 30 points and led Arkansas to a 3-1 week.
    • She was named MVP of the Waikki Beach Marriott Rainbow Wahine Showdown.
    • She averaged 20.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 2.8 steals on the week.

    Freshman of the Week
    Danielle Ballard • LSU
    Guard • Memphis, Tenn.


    • Ballard carried LSU to its highest win over a non-conference ranked opponent since 2010 with a career-best 25 points in a 71-63 win over No. 12 West Virginia in the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.
    • She also finished with eight boards and a career-high five steals in that contest.
    • The 25 points were the most by an LSU true freshman in a game since LaSondra Barrett had 27 at Arkansas on Jan. 8, 2009.
    • Ballard scored the final 10 points of the first half for LSU.
    • She earned a spot on the FIU Classic all-tournament team after averaging 19.0 points in LSU’s two games as the Lady Tigers won the tournament.
    • She collected a clutch steal in the final minutes of the FIU game to help preserve the victory.
    • Ballard ranks fourth in the SEC (3.0spg) in steals and leads all freshmen in that category.
    • She averaged 13.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.0 steals on the week.