BIG TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Samantha Prahalis, Ohio State
So., G, 5-7, Commack, N.Y./Commack
Prahalis earns her second consecutive Player of the Week honor and her third of the season after leading Ohio State to wins over Illinois and Indiana. The sophomore averaged 23.5 points, 5.0 assists, 4.0 steals and 2.0 rebounds per game as the Buckeyes improved to 19-1 overall and 7-0 in Big Ten play. On Thursday against Illinois, Prahalis scored 24 points on 64.3 percent shooting, also with five assists, five steals and two rebounds in the 72-61 win. Against the Hoosiers on Sunday, she scored 23 points, shooting .500 from the floor, also with a pair of boards, five helpers and three steals as Ohio State recorded an 81-64 victory.
Last OSU POW: Samantha Prahalis (Jan. 11, 2010)