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Player of the Week
Iasia Hemingway, Syracuse, Sr., F (Newark, N.J.)
Hemingway had 24 points in two wins last week for the Orange. At Providence, she had 24 points, three assists and four rebounds, shooting 69.2 percent from the floor (9-of-13). In a win against USF on Feb. 4, she had 24 points, five assists, five rebounds and was 9-of-14 from the field. For the week, she shot 66.7 percent from the field and hit 12-of-14 from the free throw line.
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Lauren Burford, Villanova, R-Fr., F (Fairfax, Va.)
Burford averaged 17.0 ppg in a 2-0 week for the Wildcats. In a win against Seton Hall, she had 17 points, two assists and three rebounds, shooting 66 percent from the field. She was also 5-of-6 from 3-point range. In a win against Providence, Burford again chipped in 17 points, adding a steal, two assists, two rebounds and shooting 5-of-7 from 3-point range. She finished the week shooting 12-of-18 overall and 10-of-13 from behind the arc.
Dayeesha Hollins, Cincinnati, So., G
Hollins had 22 points in the Bearcats' win at Marquette on Feb. 1. She added four assists, two rebounds and a steal. In a loss to then-No. 17/15 Georgetown, she had 17 points, four assists and three rebounds.
Katherine Harry, DePaul, Jr., F
Harry averaged 17.0 points and 14.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week against a pair of ranked opponents. In an 86-61 win over then-No. 14/12 Louisville, she had 14 points and a career-high and arena-record 20 rebounds. She added six assists. In a loss at No. 2/2 Notre Dame, she recorded a career-high 20 points, connecting on 10-of-15, to go along with nine rebounds and three steals.
Sugar Rodgers, Georgetown, Jr., G
In the Hoyas' lone game last week, Rodgers had 19 points and seven rebounds to go along with three assists and two steals in a win at Cincinnati.
Natalie Achonwa, Notre Dame, So., F
In a 2-0 week against two ranked conference opponents, Achonwa had 15.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg and shot 75-percent from the floor. She had 15 points at No. 13/14 Rutgers and 16 points against No. RV/23 DePaul at home.
Da'Shena Stevens, St. John's, Sr., F
Stevens averaged 16.0 ppg in a 2-0 week for the Red Storm. She had 19 points, five rebounds and three steals at Pittsburgh. At Seton Hall, she had 13 points, two steals, three assists and four rebounds, shooting 71.4-percent from the floor.