Monday, January 21, 2013

A’dia Mathies - SEC Women's Player of the Week 1/21/13l

SEC Women's Basketball Players Of The Week

Player of the Week
A’dia Mathies • Kentucky
Senior • Guard • Louisville, Ky.

• Mathies led UK to commanding wins over Mississippi State and Auburn last week, improving the school-record home winning streak to 33 and their overall winning streak to a nation-high 17.
• On the week, she averaged a team-high 22.5 points, while shooting .600 percent from the field (15-of-25), .727 percent from the 3-point line (8-of-11) and .778 from the free-throw line (7-of-9). Also grabbed 3.5 rebounds per game and totaled three steals and three assists.
• Scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds in 24 minutes of action vs. Mississippi State.
• Followed that performance with a season-high 24 points vs. Auburn, scoring a game-high 16 points in the first half.
• Recorded a near perfect game against the Tigers, hitting 8-of-9 (.889) from the field, 5-of-6 (.833) from beyond the arc and 3-of-4 (.750) from the free-throw line. Also charted two assists and two steals.
• Leading by just eight points over nine minutes into the game, Mathies hit back-to-back 3-pointers to break open the game and give UK a double-digit lead it would never relinquish.
• Has hit multiple 3-pointers in six straight games, including a career-high tying five vs. Auburn.

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