Baylor’s Brittney Griner was, once again, selected as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week for the week of January 28 to February 3. With the selection, Griner has extended her record for career women’s basketball weekly honors to 26 and earned her seventh award of the season, including fifth straight.
In the Lady Bears’ road wins over Texas Tech and No. 19 Oklahoma State, Griner averaged 35 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5 blocks and 5.5 assists. She shot .674 from the floor and .667 from the free throw line.
In addition, Griner became the Big 12’s all-time leading scorer, passing Oklahoma State’s Andrea Riley, with 2,903 career points. She ranks No. 12 on the NCAA Division I career scoring list.
Against Texas Tech, Griner hit 17-of-25 shots from the floor en route to a season-high 40 points along with a season-high-tying 15 rebounds and seven blocks. She also had her fifth dunk of the season to raise her NCAA career record total to 12. She recorded 30 points and 10 rebounds, while dishing out a career-high seven assists against Oklahoma State.