Clark nets 3rd straight B1G Player of the Week honor
IOWA CITY — University of Iowa sophomore guard Caitlin Clark was named Big Ten Co-Player of the week, the conference announced Monday. Clark shares the honor with Ohio State’s Jacy Sheldon.
Clark has tallied 27-career Big Ten weekly honors — 13 freshman, nine player and five honor roll. This is her third-consecutive Big Ten Player of the Week honor and fourth this season.
The West Des Moines native averaged 27.5 points, 9.5 assists, nine rebounds and shot 92.9 percent from the free-throw line in the Hawkeyes’ wins over Purdue and Nebraska. She was 26-for-28 from the free-throw line.
Against Nebraska, Clark registered her fourth career triple-double, recording 31 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. She added four steals and two blocks and shot a perfect 12-for-12 from the free-throw line.
Clark and the Hawkeyes head to Minneapolis on Thursday to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers inside Williams Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. on the Big Ten Network.