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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 1/2/2024, Last updated: 1/3/2024
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Iowa and Purdue Score Big Ten Weekly Women’s Basketball Awards

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Player of the Week

Caitlin Clark, Iowa

Sr. – G – West Des Moines, Iowa – Dowling Catholic – Major: Business

• Led Iowa to a pair of wins over the holidays by averaging 35 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks

• Recorded her 13th career triple-double (35 points, career-high 17 rebounds, 10 assists) against Loyola Chicago, joining Sabrina Ionescu as the only players in college women’s basketball history to record a triple-double in four consecutive seasons

• Put up 35 points, 10 assists, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks against Minnesota to become the Big Ten’s and Iowa’s all-time assist leader (904)

• First Division I player in men’s and women’s college basketball history to have 3,000+ points, 900+ assists and 800+ rebounds

• Earns her 23rd career Big Ten Player of the Week award (ties for most in conference history)

• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Caitlin Clark (Dec. 18, 2023)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Mackenzie Holmes, IND: Shot 70.4 percent from the floor on her way to 20.7 points and 7.7 rebounds to help the Hoosiers close out the year with three victories

Julia Ayrault, MSU: Averaged 21.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.7 blocks during Michigan State’s trio of road wins

Alexis Markowski, NEB: Tallied a pair of double-doubles against Kansas (19 points, 11 rebounds) and Maryland (20 points, 10 rebounds)

Freshman of the Week

Mary Ashley Stevenson, Purdue

F – New York City, N.Y. – The Dalton School – Major: Communications

• Chipped in 11 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a steal in Purdue’s win over Indiana State

• Recorded 13 points, eight rebounds, an assist and steal to beat Wisconsin

• Earns her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Rashunda Jones (Nov. 20, 2023)

2023-24 Big Ten Players of the Week

Nov. 13

P: Caitlin Clark, IOWA

F: Natalie Potts, NEB

Nov. 20

P: Sara Scalia, IND

F: Rashunda Jones, PUR

Nov. 27

P: Caitlin Clark, IOWA

F: Natalie Potts, NEB

Dec. 4

P: Celeste Taylor, OSU

F: Grace Grocholski, MINN

Dec. 11

P: Caitlin Clark, IOWA

F: Natalie Potts, NEB

Dec. 18

P: Caitlin Clark, IOWA

F: D’Yanis Jimenez, WIS

Jan. 2

P: Caitlin Clark, IOWA

F: Mary Ashley Stevenson, PUR