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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 12/11/2023, Last updated: 12/12/2023
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Iowa and Nebraska 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

• Paced Iowa with 31.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in a pair of wins over Iowa State and Wisconsin

• Put up 35 points, nine rebounds and five assists against the Cyclones

• Added 28 points, nine rebounds and five assists in the Hawkeyes’ Big Ten opener versus the Badgers

• Scored her 3,000th point against Iowa State to become the first player in Division I men’s or women’s basketball history with 3,000+ points, 750+ rebounds and 750+ assists

• Earns her 21st career Big Ten Player of the Week award (second-most in conference history)

• Last Iowa Player of the Week: Caitlin Clark (Nov. 27, 2023)

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor Roll

Mara Braun, So., G, MINN: Averaged 23.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 blocks during Minnesota’s victories over Kentucky and Purdue…Had made 37 consecutive free throws to tie for the fifth-longest streak in Big Ten history

Jaz Shelley, Gr., G, NEB: Posted 15.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 10.0 assists in a pair of wins, including a triple-double (19 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists) against UNC Wilmington…She is the first Husker in program history to record two career triple-doubles

Cotie McMahon, So., F, OSU: Chipped in 20.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game during a 2-0 week, featuring 27 points in Ohio State’s overtime win against Penn State

Freshman of the Week

Natalie Potts, Nebraska

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

• Helped Nebraska to wins over UNC Wilmington and Michigan State behind 10.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.0 assists per game

• Tallied 11 points, eight rebounds, two blocks, an assist and steal against UNCW

• Opened Big Ten play with 10 points, two blocks and five rebounds versus the Spartans

• Earns her third Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

• Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Natalie Potts (Nov. 27, 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