IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark was named Big Ten Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week and Player of the Week Honor Roll, the conference announced Monday.
Clark has been named Freshman of the Week seven times this season — every week the Hawkeyes have played. Clark has tallied 12 Big Ten Weekly honors on the year, including the seven freshman honors, three Big Ten Player of the Week honors, and two Player of the Week Honor Roll nods.
The West Des Moines, Iowa, native recorded her fourth career double-double and ninth 20-point game in the Hawkeyes’, 82-84, overtime loss against No.15 Ohio State. Clark netted 27 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to accomplish the feat and added five assists, two blocks, and a steal against the Buckeyes to fill her stat line.
The Hawkeyes host Purdue on Monday, Jan. 18 inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Tipoff is set for 3:30 p.m. (CT) on BTN.