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Sarah Andrews Is Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of Week

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Baylor guard Sarah Andrews is the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the ninth week of the 2022-23 season.

Her teammate, Darianna Littlepage-Buggs, is the Big 12 Freshman of the Week.

 

This is Andrews’ first career Big 12 weekly honor and the first Player of the Week nod for Baylor this season. This is Littlepage-Buggs’ second Freshman of the Week honor, and the fourth for a Baylor rookie this season.

Andrews averaged 28.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as she led the Bears to Top-25 road wins in consecutive games for the first time in program history.

Against No. 17 Oklahoma, she scored 30 points with four rebounds, three assists and no turnovers in the 81-70 victory. She followed up that performance with 27 points, four assists and three rebounds at No. 21 Kansas.

Littlepage-Buggs led Big 12 freshmen last week with seven rebounds per game in the Bears’ road wins, to go along with 9.5 points.

In Baylor’s 75-62 win at No. 21 Kansas, she had a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds. For the week, she shot 64.3 percent from the field and added four steals.

 

Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Nov. 14: Gabby Gregory, Kansas State, G, Sr.

Nov. 21: Ashley Joens, Iowa State, G/F, Sr.

Nov. 28: Stephanie Soares, Iowa State, C, Sr.

Dec. 5: Taylen Collins, Oklahoma State, F, Jr.

Dec. 12: DeYona Gaston, Texas, F, Jr.

Dec. 19: Zakiyah Franklin, Kansas, G, Jr.

Dec. 23: Madi Williams, Oklahoma, F, Sr.

Jan. 3: Taiyanna Jackson, Kansas, C, Jr.; Rori Harmon, Texas, G, So.

Jan. 9: Sarah Andrews, Baylor, G, Sr.

 

Big 12 Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week

Nov. 14: Bella Fontleroy, Baylor, G

Nov. 21: Bailey Maupin, Texas Tech, G

Nov. 28: Jasmine Shavers, Texas Tech, F

Dec. 5: Bella Fontleroy, Baylor, G

Dec. 12: Darianna Littlepage-Buggs, Baylor, G/F

Dec. 19: Denae Fritz, Iowa State, G

Dec. 23: Bailey Maupin, Texas Tech, G

Jan. 3: Jasmine Shavers, Texas Tech, F

Jan. 9: Darianna Littlepage-Buggs, Baylor, G/F

You can find Matthew Postins on Twitter @PostinsPostcard.

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