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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. This week's honorees are listed below.

    Player of the Week
    Martha Alwal • Mississippi State
    Junior • Center
    • In a full 40-minute effort, Alwal came one rebound shy of a double-double.
    • Lead MSU with 19 points and nine rebounds as the Bulldogs handed Southern Mississippi its second loss of the season.
    • Alwal scored 12 of her 19 points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 10-point lead they would never relinquish.
    • Overcame relentless double and triple teams to shoot 66.7 percent from the floor and make 3 of her 5 free throw attempts. 
     
    Opponent Points Rebounds Assists Blocks Steals
    Southern Miss 19 9 0 1 0
     
    Freshman of the Week
    Linnae Harper • Kentucky
    Guard
    • Harper averaged a team-high 14.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.0 steal in Kentucky’s wins at DePaul (96-85) and vs. ETSU (73-56).
    • She was an efficient 12-of-15 (80 percent) from the field during the two games and 4-of-5 from the free throw line.
    • Recorded career highs in points (18), minutes played (18), defensive rebounds (4), field goals (7), free-throws made (4) and free-throws attempted (5) vs. DePaul.
    • Key player off the bench at DePaul, as she helped UK erase an 11-point deficit in the first half.
    • In the win vs. ETSU on Sunday, Harper scored all 10 of her points in the first half on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor. She also tied a career high with two steals, while playing a career-high 19 minutes.
     
    Opponent Points Rebounds Assists Blocks Steals
    at DePaul 18 5 1 0 0
    ETSU 10 4 0 0 2