PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Alissa Pili, Jr., F, Utah
Pili scored a game-high 23 points and had six rebounds, three steals and two blocks in a 75-73 overtime win at Oregon State on Friday. She followed that up with a season-high 30 points on 12-of-18 shooting (.667), seven rebounds and career-high six assists in a 100-92 victory at Oregon on Sunday.
The Conference’s leading scorer, Pili has scored at least 20+in seven consecutive games. It is Pili’s second Pac-12 Player of the Week award this season and the third of her career.
Also nominated: Dalayah Daniels, Washington; Haley Jones, Stanford; Rayah Marshall, USC; Charisma Osborne, UCLA; Cate Reese, Arizona; Endyia Rogers, Oregon; Jaylyn Sherrod, Colorado; Tyi Skinner, Arizona State; Bendu Yeaney, Oregon State.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Elle Ladine, Fr., G, Washington
Ladine came off the bench to lead all scorers with 21 points in a 72-67 upset of then-No. 2 Stanford on Sunday, the Huskies’ first win over the Cardinal since March 27, 2016 in the Elite Eight.
Ladine was 8-of-17 from the floor and eclipsed her previous scoring best by 11 points, while adding a career-high three steals in Washington’s first AP top-five win since beating No. 5 Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on March 21, 2016.
The highest-scoring output for a bench player against the Cardinal since Arizona State’s Quinn Dornstauder came off the bench to pour in 22 on Feb. 6, 2015.
Also nominated: Raegan Beers, Oregon State; Lauren Betts, Stanford; Londynn Jones, UCLA; Maya Nnaji, Arizona; Grace VanSlooten, Oregon; Jada Wynn, Colorado.