Nov. 19 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 19, 2012

IRVING, Texas - Conference USA has named Nicole Dickson of Memphis as its Player of the Week while SMU's Gabrielle Wilkins has been tabbed as Freshman of the Week. Dickson scored a career-high 36 points while helping Memphis to a 76-74 road win at Illinois State in the final round of the Preseason WNIT. Wilkins scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds (two offensive, three defensive) in SMU's victory over rival North Texas.

C-USA BASKETBALL WEEKLY AWARDS
for games played from Nov. 12-18_Week 2

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
NICOLE DICKSON, MEMPHIS
6-0, SENIOR, FORWARD
GREENEVILLE, TENN. / GREENEVILLE HS

Dickson scored a career-high 36 points while helping Memphis to a 76-74 road win at Illinois State in the final round of the Preseason WNIT. Dickson reeled off 18 consecutive points and scored what would eventually be the game-winning bucket with 2:35 left in the game. She was the Tigers' leading scorer and second-leading rebounder in the win. Dickson also had team highs of two blocked shots and four steals. She was also a perfect 3-for-3 from the free-throw line. This is Dickson's first career weekly honor.

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
GABRIELLE WILKINS, SMU
5-9, GUARD
GARLAND, TEXAS / GARLAND HS

Wilkins scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds (two offensive, three defensive) in SMU's victory over rival North Texas Thursday. She came off the bench to score her first collegiate points on a traditional 3-point play to pull the Mustangs within one point of UNT. She ended the game shooting 57.1 percent (4-for-7) from the field and 60.0 percent (3-for-5) from the free throw line as well as recording two steals and one assist. This is her first career weekly award.

2012-13 C-USA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL WEEKLY AWARDS
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
N12 Kristine Vitola, UTEP (Sr., F)
N19 Nicole Dickson, Memphis (Sr., F)

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
N12 Kayla Anderson, UAB (F)
N19 Gabrielle Wilkins, SMU (G)

 

 

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