SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference has named its Women's Basketball Player of the Week for December 15, 2014.
WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - MORGAN BAILEY, SR., F - BYU
Senior forward Morgan Bailey's helped guide the BYU women's basketball to two wins over in-sate foes. The Cougars defeated Weber State Tuesday in Provo, 64-53 and then picked up a 60-56 road win over Utah in Salt Lake City, Saturday. BYU improved its overall record to 7-3 and is on a four-game win streak.
Bailey started in both contests for the Cougars, averaging 23.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks. She picked up a career-best 28 points in the win over Weber St. The points were game highs and marked the eighth double digit outing in points for Bailey. She also pulled down eight rebounds and had a game-best two blocks. In the game at Utah, she picked up her third double-double of the year with a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds. She played all 40 minutes, had one steal and was perfect at the line going 2 for 2.
Bailey's totals include tallying 46 points, 18 rebounds, two blocks, two steals and one assist. She shot 56.3 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from the free-throw line. Currently, she ranks first on the team in rebounding with a 9.2 average, second in scoring, averaging 17.9 points per game, has the team's best field goal percentage at 54.7 (75-137) and leads in blocks with five.
Also Nominated: Sunny Greinacher, BYU; Malina Hood, San Diego; Kendall Kenyon, Pacific; Taylor Proctor, San Francisco
2014 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
December 15: Morgan Bailey, SBYU
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