Czinano Earns First B1G Weekly Honor

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore Monika Czinano was named to the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Honor Roll, the conference announced Monday.
Czinano earned the Hawkeyes’ sixth honor of the year and her first Big Ten weekly honor. Senior Kathleen Doyle earned the Hawkeyes first honor roll honor on Nov. 25 and Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan. 6 and Jan. 13), and senior Makenzie Meyer earned two honor roll mentions (Dec. 16 and Dec. 23), and Doyle was also named.
The Watertown, Minnesota, native averaged 20.5 points for the week, missing only two of 20 baskets and shooting 90 percent from the field.
After playing only four minutes in the first half of the Hawkeyes’ comeback win over Wisconsin on Sunday, sophomore Monika Czinano came back to score 18 points in the second half, including 12 points in the fourth quarter. Czinano ended the 85-78 win over the Badgers with 20 points, shooting 8-of-9 from the field. In Iowa’s comeback win over

Minnesota on Thursday, Czinano shot 10-of-11 from the field, leading the Hawkeyes with 21 points.
Czinano and the Hawkeyes host Ohio State on Thurs., Jan. 23 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Mediacom Court. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.