UConn's Williams named Player of the Week

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STORRS, Conn. (KOLO) UConn's Gabby Williams has been named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Williams averaged 13.5 points and 12.0 rebounds during the Huskies' two wins last week. She also shot 70.5% from the field.

The former Reed high school star is averaging 10.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, and leads the Huskies in both assists (4.9) and steals (2.5).

Williams was also named to the John Wooden Award late-season Top 20 on Monday. That award honors the women's basketball Player of the Year.