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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 11/27/2023, Last updated: 11/29/2023
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Iowa and Nebraska Secure 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

• Contributed 27.3 points, 6.6 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game in three Hawkeye wins last week, including a victory over No. 16/22 Kansas State to claim the Gulf Coast Showcase title

• Named Most Valuable Player at the Gulf Coast Showcase after tallying 29 points, eight assists and three steals in a Nov. 24 win over Purdue Fort Wayne and 21 points, six assists and six rebounds the following day in a triumph over Florida Gulf Coast

• Chipped in a game-high 32 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals against Kansas State

• Earns her 20th career Big Ten Player of the Week award (second-most in conference history)

• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Caitlin Clark (Nov. 13, 2023)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Shay Ciezki, So., G, PSU: Notched 20.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists during Penn State’s 2-1 week, including a career-high 27 points with seven three-pointers versus Oklahoma State

Sara Scalia, Sr.+, G, IND: Registered 19.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in a pair of wins, including a career-best 28 points on Nov. 25 against Princeton

Taylor Thierry, Jr., G/F, OSU: Tallied 14.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.7 steals during Ohio State’s 3-0 week, featuring 16 points and a career-high 14 rebounds versus Oklahoma State

Freshman of the Week

Natalie Potts, Nebraska

F – O’Fallon, Mo. – Incarnate Word Academy – Major: Business Administration

• Averaged 14.0 points while hitting 12-of-16 shots from the field (.750) as Nebraska split its week against Lamar and TCU

• Erupted for a career-high 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting in 25 minutes in a Nov. 23 win over Lamar

• Added six points against TCU on Sunday

• Nabs her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Natalie Potts (Nov. 13, 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