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    SEC Women's Basketball Players Of The Week

    The Southeastern Conference announced its most recent women's basketball players of the week Monday, recognizing outstanding performances on the court from around the league.

    Jennifer O’Neill • Kentucky
    Junior • Guard
     
    • O’Neill poured in a school-record 43 points in a thrilling 4OT win vs. No. 9 Baylor Friday night in AT&T Stadium. 
    • Came off the bench to score 33 of her career-best 43 points in the second half and overtime periods.
    • Broke former UK All-American Valerie Still’s school record for points in a single game (42), set on Dec. 19, 1982 vs. Charleston.
    • Finished 14-of-31 from the field and 13-of-19 from the free-throw line, all career highs. 
    • Her 31 field goal attempts were a school record. 
    • The 13 free-throws made tie for fourth all time, while the 19 attempts are a school record.
    • Dished out a season-high tying six assists.
    • In the first overtime session, O’Neill scored nine of the UK’s 14 points, with seven of those points coming at the free-throw line (7-of-10). 
    • Played a career-high 46 minutes.
    • With O’Neill’s scoring outburst, she now leads the team in scoring for the season at 14.7 per game.
     
    Opponent Points Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals
    Baylor 43 2 6 0 0
     
    Freshman of the Week
    Jessica Jackson • Arkansas
    Forward
     
    • Jacson scored 31 points in two wins against Kansas and Northwestern State.
    • She hit a game-changing three-pointer late in the game in Arkansas’ first true road game of the season at Kansas.
    • She went 11-for-25 (.440) from the field and 4-for-4 from the line. 
    • She leads the team with 14.6 ppg.
    • Also leads the team with 16 blocks.
    • Is ranked 72nd in NCAA (Dec 1) in blocks per game.
    • She ranks 11th in SEC in scoring, ninth in SEC in field goal percentage,  14th in SEC in three-pointers made, and fourth in SEC in blocks.
    • She scored in double figures in nine of 10 games.
     
    Opponent Points Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals
    at Kansas 15 5 1 1 0
    Northwestern State 16 4 1 1 0