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Iowa State’s Carleton named Big 12 Player of the Week

Iowa State’s Carleton named Big 12 Player of the Week

IRVING, Texas – Senior guard Bridget Carleton collected her fifth Big 12 Player of the Week honor of the season, the league announced Monday. Today’s honor marks the 15th Big 12 weekly honor for the Chatham, Ontario, Canada native, which ranks first in school history and third in Big 12 history, tying former Big 12 Player of the year Nina Davis.

Carleton led Iowa State to a 1-1 week in Big 12 action while averaging a 28.0 points and 9.0 rebounds. Carleton went 11-of-17 for 28 points and added 10 rebounds on the road at Oklahoma. At home, she dropped 28 points and recorded eight rebounds against No. 1 Baylor.

Carleton is the Big 12’s leading scorer, averaging 21.8 points. She also ranks fourth in rebounds (8.4) and sixth in assists (4.1). She has also won more Big 12 Player of the Week honors than any other Big 12 women’s basketball player this season, as no other Big 12 player has won more than two.

Iowa State is back in action on Tuesday, Feb. 26 when it takes on Texas Tech at 6 p.m. in Lubbock.

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