American Athletic Conference Announces Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors


UCF’s Gregory, USF’s Henshaw earn weekly accolades

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly women’s basketball honors for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 19.


Aliyah Gregory • Jr. • G • UCF

Gregory averaged 30.5 points per game for UCF last week, shooting 59-percent (26-of-44) from the field in a 2-0 week for the Knights. The junior scored a game-high 34 points in a win over No. 22 USF, helping the Knights to their first-ever win over a nationally ranked opponent. Gregory finished the week with 27 points in a win over East Carolina on Saturday and now leads the league in scoring in conference play (21.6 ppg).


Tamara Henshaw • Fr. • F • USF

Henshaw averaged 13.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 73-percent (11-of-15) in a pair of games for USF. The rookie recorded her fourth career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in a close loss to RV/25 Temple on Sunday. Earlier in the week, Henshaw scored eight of her 14 points in the final quarter against UCF in the War on I4.

Weekly Honor Roll

Gabby Williams • Jr. • F • UConn

Averaged 17.5 points, 14.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game in a 2-0 week, which included a win over No. 6 South Carolina

Cheyenne Creighton • Jr. • F • Memphis

Averaged 20.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, shot 77-percent (17-of-22) in a 1-1 week for Memphis

Alicia Froling • Jr. • F • SMU

Recorded her 15th double-double of the season (16 points, 16 rebounds) in a win over Tulsa on Saturday

Feyonda Fitzgerald • Sr. • G • Temple

Averaged 20.0 points, 7.0 assists and 3.5 steals per game last week in wins over SMU and No. 22 USF

Leslie Vorpahl • Sr. • G • Tulane

Scored 16 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-point range vs. top-ranked UConn, also had five rebounds and six assists vs. the Huskies


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