SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Women's Basketball Player of the Week for February 9, 2015.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - LEXI EATON, JR., G - BYU
Junior guard Lexi Eaton increased BYU's winning streak to five games with a home West Coast Conference sweep. The Cougars (19-5, 11-2) sit in second place in the latest West Coast Conference standings
Eaton recorded career- and game-highs in points (37) and in rebounds (14) in the home win vs. Pepperdine, giving BYU head coach Jeff Judkins his 300th career win.
In the 77-58 victory over the Waves, Eaton also dished out five assists, had three steals, which tied for team and game highs, and also went 5-of-10 from 3-point range. The points and rebounds marked the third double-double of the season for Eaton.
In Saturday's win vs. LMU, she once again led all scorers with 24 points while pulling down eight rebounds and dishing out two assists.
The points marked the 11th time and third straight that she's had a game with 20-plus points on the year. With the two games scoring in double figures, Eaton has recorded double figures in points in the last 22 straight contests.
For the week, she finished with 61 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists and three steals. She shot 53.5 percent from the field, 53.8 percent from the free-throw line and 47.1 percent from 3-point range while averaging 30.5 ppg and 11.0 rebounds per game.
Currently, Eaton leads the BYU team in scoring with a 20.7 average, ranks third in rebounding with a 6.5 average and has the team's best 3-point field goal percentage, .439 (58-132).
Also Nominated: Keani Albanez, Gonzaga; Sophia Ederaine, San Diego; Kendall Kenyon, Pacific
2014-15 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
February 9: Lexi Eaton, BYU
February 2: Morgan Bailey, BYU
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