Dangerfield, Davis Repeat Winners of AAC Weekly Awards


UConn’s Crystal Dangerfield is the AAC Player of the Week and Temple’s Mia Davis is the Freshman of the Week.  The duo earned the same honors the first week of the season.  Davis was also Freshman of the Week last week.

Player of the Week
Against a high-scoring DePaul team last week, Dangerfield played tight defense and scored 18 points, all on 3pt shots.  She is shooting more than 53% from behind the arc this season and more than 5 assists per game. The sophomore is among the league leaders in assists, 3pt field goals and assist-to-turnover ratio.

Freshman of the Week
With three Freshman of the Week awards earned by mid-December, Davis is emerging as one of the top freshman in the country. Last week, she averaged a double double in points and rebounds. She is third in the league in rebounding averaging 9.7 per game and first in offensive rebounds.

More on this week’s winners…

Weekly Honor Roll (text provided by league)

Jasmyne Harris • So. • G • Houston
Recorded her third double-double of the season with 28 points and 10 rebounds in an 88-69 win over East Tennessee St.

Cheyenne Creighton • Sr. • F • Memphis
Scored a team-high 17 points and pulled down a career-best 14 rebounds in a 64-62 win over UAB last Saturday

Maria Jespersen • Sr. • F • USF
Posted her fifth double-double this season, 18 points and 12 rebounds, in a five-point loss at RV/- Oklahoma

Tanaya Atkinson • Sr. • G • Temple
Averaged 24.5 points and 14.0 rebounds in a 1-1 week, had 24 points and 18 rebounds in a four-point loss to No. 20 Villanova

Rangie Bessard • Sr. • F • Wichita State
Averaged 20.0 points and 7.5 rebounds as the Shockers split a pair of games last week