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Gonzaga's Elle Tinkle Named WCC Women's Basketball Player of the Week

Jan. 26, 2015

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Women's Basketball Player of the Week for January 26, 2015.

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - ELLE TINKLE, JR., G - GONZAGA
Junior guard Elle Tinkle totaled 28 points in two big road wins for Gonzaga at Saint Mary's and Pacific. The victories kept the Zags on top of the West Coast Conference standings, and unbeaten at the midway point of WCC play. Tinkle averaged nearly a double-double in the wins. She pulled down 18 rebounds. Tinkle made 10 of her 20 attempts from the field, 3-of-6 from behind-the-arc, and 5-of-7 from the free-throw line. She added eight assists, four steals, and three blocks.

In Thursday's win at Saint Mary's, Tinkle scored 13 points and had seven rebounds. She also had three blocks. Saturday at Pacific, the junior scored 15 on 5-for-9 shooting from the field. Tinkle is now averaging 11.9 points per game, and 16.9 in conference play. She is shooting 53 percent from the field in conference action.

Also Nominated: Morgan Bailey, BYU; Leslie Lopez-Wood, Loyola Marymount; Taylor Proctor, San Francisco

2014-15 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
January 26: Elle Tinkle, Gonzaga
January 19: Sophia Ederaine, San Diego
January 12: Kendall Kenyon, Pacific
January 5: Lauren Nicholson, Saint Mary's
December 30: Kendall Kenyon, Pacific
December 22: Taylor Proctor, San Francisco
December 15: Morgan Bailey, BYU
December 8: Nici Gilday, Santa Clara
December 1: Lauren Nicholson, Saint Mary's
November 24: Sophia Ederaine, San Diego
November 17: Maya Hood, San Diego