Player of the Week
Valencia McFarland • Ole Miss
Junior • Point Guard • Edwards, Miss.
• Valencia McFarland was named to the Tulane DoubleTree Classic All-Tournament team.
• On the week, she had a triple double with 36 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists.
• She also had nine steals in her two tournament games.
• She scored a season-best 20 points and added eight assists against McNeese State.
• A day later against Eastern Michigan she scored a team-best 16 points to go along with a career-high eight rebounds, five assists and five steals.
• She finished the week shooting 87 percent from the free throw line (13-15) and shot just under 50 percent from the field (11-23).
• This season, she leads the team in scoring with 11.4 ppg, assists (61) and steals (39).
• Has scored in double figures in 9 of 13 games.
Freshman of the Week
Bashaara Graves • Tennessee
Forward/Center • Clarksville, Tenn.
• Posted double-doubles in each game, extending her streak to three-straight games and now is tied for the SEC season lead in double-doubles with six.
• Shot 50 percent from the floor (9 of 18) and 90 percent from the free throw line (9 of 10) for the week.
• Had 11 points, a career-high 14 boards and a steal vs. Rutgers, extending Tennessee’s win streak in the series to nine straight.
• Had a career-best nine defensive rebounds vs. the Scarlet Knights in the 66-47 victory, which was the 1200th in program history.
• Contributed 16 points and added 10 boards, two steals, a career-best two blocks and an assist in a 35-point win over Davidson.
• Connected on five of nine shots from the field and six of six free throw tries vs. the Wildcats.
• Has scored in double figures in 11 of 12 games.