WBB's Griner Named Big 12 Player of the Week - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

WBB's Griner Named Big 12 Player of the Week

From Baylor Athletic's Department:

WBB's Griner Named Big 12 Player of the Week

IRVING, Texas - Brittney Griner has been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as chosen by a media panel. Griner extended her record for career women's basketball weekly honors to 24 and earned her fifth award of the season and third straight. Brittney Martin (Oklahoma State) and Zahna Medley (TCU) earned Co-Freshman of the Week honors, Martin picked up her fourth freshman accolade while Medley claimed her third.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Brittney Griner, Baylor, C, Sr, Houston, Texas
Brittney Griner averaged 27.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 6.0 blocks and 2.0 assists in Baylor's wins over K-State and West Virginia last week. She shot .639 (23-of-36) from the floor and .600 (9-of-15) from the charity stripe. Griner hit 12-of-19 shots en route to 29 points at K-State. She added seven rebounds, three assists and three blocks. In addition, the 6-8 center threw down her third dunk of the season and raised her NCAA career record total to 10. Against West Virginia, Griner narrowly missed a triple-double, tallying 26 points and recording season highs in both rebounding (15) and blocked shots (9). She moved to No. 2 on the Big 12 career free throw chart with 700. With 2,796 points, Griner needs 40 points to become the league's all-time scoring leader.

Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 12 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Nov. 19 -- Carolyn Davis, KU, F, Sr
Nov. 26 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Dec. 3 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 10 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 17 -- Odyssey Sims, BU, G, Jr
Dec. 27 -- Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, G, Jr
Dec. 31 -- Toni Young, OSU, F, Sr
Jan. 7 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr and Sharane Campbell, OU, G, So
Jan. 14 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Jan. 21 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr

  • No. 2 Seed Baylor A&T Ready to Defend National Championship

    No. 2 Seed Baylor A&T Ready to Defend National Championship

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:09:14 GMT
    The back-to-back defending national champion Baylor acrobatics & tumbling (6-1) team is set to face Gannon (3-4) on Thursday at 2 p.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships in Azusa, California. Thursday marks Baylor’s second meeting with Gannon this season. The Golden Knights came to Waco on March 26, and the Bears won that match 287.825-272.320.  That loss by Gannon was the first of three...More >>
    The back-to-back defending national champion Baylor acrobatics & tumbling (6-1) team is set to face Gannon (3-4) on Thursday at 2 p.m. CT in the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) National Championships in Azusa, California. Thursday marks Baylor’s second meeting with Gannon this season. The Golden Knights came to Waco on March 26, and the Bears won that match 287.825-272.320.  That loss by Gannon was the first of three...More >>
  • Baylor Men’s Golf in Third Place at Big 12 Championshi

    Baylor Men’s Golf in Third Place at Big 12 Championshi

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:07:06 GMT
    Baylor men’s golf is in third place after shooting 27-over-par 307 in Monday’s first round of the Big 12 Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club. The Bears are five strokes back of the lead with 54 holes to play. The tournament was scheduled for two rounds on Monday, but the second round was postponed due to strong winds with gusts up to 38 miles per hour. Teams are slated for 36 holes on Tuesday before Wednesday’s final round. No. 4 BU (+27) trails No. 2 Oklaho...More >>
    Baylor men’s golf is in third place after shooting 27-over-par 307 in Monday’s first round of the Big 12 Championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club. The Bears are five strokes back of the lead with 54 holes to play. The tournament was scheduled for two rounds on Monday, but the second round was postponed due to strong winds with gusts up to 38 miles per hour. Teams are slated for 36 holes on Tuesday before Wednesday’s final round. No. 4 BU (+27) trails No. 2 Oklaho...More >>
  • Baylor Baseball Welcomes Texas State for Tuesday Midweek Game

    Baylor Baseball Welcomes Texas State for Tuesday Midweek Game

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:05:50 GMT
    Baylor baseball hosts Texas State on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CT at Baylor Ballpark in midweek action before hitting the road again for Big 12 Conference play this weekend. All Baylor baseball games are broadcast live on Waco's 1660 ESPN Central Texas (1330 AM/100.9 FM in Temple, Belton and Killeen). Derek Smith provides the play-by-play with Steve Johnigan adding color commentary. Live streaming audio, video and GameTracker also are available for all Baylor baseball home games online at...More >>
    Baylor baseball hosts Texas State on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CT at Baylor Ballpark in midweek action before hitting the road again for Big 12 Conference play this weekend. All Baylor baseball games are broadcast live on Waco's 1660 ESPN Central Texas (1330 AM/100.9 FM in Temple, Belton and Killeen). Derek Smith provides the play-by-play with Steve Johnigan adding color commentary. Live streaming audio, video and GameTracker also are available for all Baylor baseball home games online at...More >>
Powered by Frankly