Gopher Forward Wins Big Ten Honor
(Gophersports.com) - University of Minnesota senior forward Shae Kelley was named to the Big Ten Women's Basketball Player of the Week Honor Roll Monday after posting her first double-double as a Gopher with 21 points and 10 rebounds in the team’s 109-60 season-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana.
Ohio State's Ameryst Alston was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, with Iowa's Melissa Dixon and Michigan State's Aerial Powers joining Kelley on the honor roll. Indiana's Tyra Buss earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.
Kelley was 8-for-11 from the field in securing her first 20-point performance in maroon and gold, while she added two steals and one block in 18 minutes of work.
The Maroon and Gold is set to host Cleveland State Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Noon.