PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Sophomore forward Napheesa Collier (O’Fallon, Mo.) was deemed the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league Monday. The previously No. 2 UConn women's basketball team claimed the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll after a perfect 3-0 week.
Collier started the week with a 23-point effort in the Huskies’ win over Chattanooga on November 29. She was 11-12 from the floor, snared four rebounds and dished-out four assists against zero turnovers against the Mocs. She followed that with an 18-point, five-rebound, four-steal performance in the win over No. 15/14 DePaul on Thursday.
The O’Fallon, Mo. native was 9-12 from the field in the win over the Blue Demons. Collier concluded the week with 24 points on 10-15 shooting to go along with eight rebounds, two blocks and five steals in the win over No. 14/15 Texas on Sunday.