Player of the Week
DeNesha Stallworth • Kentucky
Junior • Center • Richmond, Calif.
• Stallworth led the Wildcats to wins over DePaul (12/7) and Middle Tennessee (12/9), extending Kentucky’s (8-1) win streak to seven games.
• Averaged a team-high 16.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game on the week.
• Also shot .519 percent from the field (14-of-27) and .800 percent from the charity stripe (4-of-5).
• Eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for her career early in the first half vs. DePaul, earning the milestone in just 79 games. She now has 1,030 career points.
• Recorded her 14th career and second double-double of the season against DePaul, posting UK career highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds.
• Followed up her career night, reaching double figures for the sixth straight game and seventh time this season vs. a tough Middle Tennessee squad. She charted a team-high 16 points, career-best five assists, two blocks and a steal in the 68-46 win.
• On the season, Stallworth averages 11.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.7 blocks per game.
Freshman of the Week
Sydney Moss • Florida
Guard/Forward • Union, Ky.
• Moss was Florida’s leading scorer in its two wins during the week, averaging 16.5 points, hitting a team-best 66.7 percent of her shots, while dishing a team-high eight assists while having just three turnovers
• Also averaged 6.0 rebounds, the second-highest average on the team last week.
• Scored a career and game-high 18 points in the win against Troy that snapped the team’s two-game losing streak and began a two-game win streak
• She had started the first 10 games of the year but came off the bench in both games after missing the entire week of practice prior to the week because of a death in her immediate family
• Helped Florida extend its overall home winning streak to 11 games
• Helped the Gators avenge last year’s loss at Pacific with an 89-82 win, marking the team’s third game this year decided by 10 points or less
• On the season, Moss averages 11.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game.