November 13, 2017
EUGENE, Ore. – After helping the Ducks to a pair of wins to open the 2017-18 season, Sabrina Ionescu has been named Pac-12 player of the week while Satou Sabally has been selected Pac-12 freshman of the week.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sabrina Ionescu, SO, G, Oregon (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
• 2 GP, 22.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 15-26 (.577), 5-8 FT (.625), 18 ast, 3 stl, 0 blk
• Tallied her fifth career triple-double in a dominating performance on Sunday against Drake, which is receiving votes in both top-25 polls.
• Posted a career-high 29 points plus 10 rebounds and 11 assists while shooting 10-of-15 from the field and 6-of-8 from three.
• With five career triple-doubles, Ionescu is just one away from the Pac-12 record (6) and two from the NCAA record (7).
• In Friday’s season-opener, Ionescu went 3-of-6 from three-point range and scored 15 points to go with six rebounds and seven assists.
• 46th weekly honor for Oregon all-time and second for Ionescu.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Satou Sabally, FR, F, Oregon (Berlin, Germany)
• 2 GP, 15.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 13-21 (.619), 2-3 FT (.667), 5 ast, 4 stl, 2 blk
• 5-of-10 from the field for 11 points in her debut against CSUN on Friday.
• Followed up with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting in Oregon’s win over Drake on Sunday.
• Also snagged four steals on vs. CSUN.
• 21st all-time weekly freshman honor for Oregon and first for Sabally.