IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark was named Big Ten Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Clark has been named Freshman of the Week six times this season — every week that the Hawkeyes have had a contest. The latest freshman nod is the ninth Big Ten Weekly honor of the year for Clark.
The West Des Moines, Iowa, native averaged 22.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 6.5 assists in a pair of Big Ten matchups against Minnesota and Northwestern. In Iowa’s win over Minnesota, Clark recorded her third-career double-double, scoring a career-high 37 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Against Northwestern, she added eight assists and eight rebounds.
The Hawkeyes host Ohio State on Wednesday, Jan. 13 inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Tipoff is set for 3 p.m. (CT) on BTN.