AP Player of the Week: Stanford's Cameron Brink helped Stanford wrap up 27th Pac-12 title

Updated Mar. 5, 2024 2:00 p.m. ET

The Associated Press national player of the week in women's basketball for Week 17 of the season:


The 6-foot-4 forward averaged 21.5 points, 20.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists to help Stanford sweep then-No. 11 Oregon State and Oregon on the road to wrap up the school's 27th Pac-12 regular-season title. She had 25 points and 24 rebounds in a 67-63 victory over the Beavers — the only player ever to have those numbers on the road against a ranked opponent in the past 25 years.



Caitlin Clark, Iowa. She averaged 34 points, 10.5 assists and 8 rebounds in two wins for Iowa, including a victory over then-No. 2 Ohio State. Clark became the all-time leading scorer in NCAA Division I basketball by passing Pete Maravich's mark in the win over the Buckeyes. She also became the first Big Ten women's player to make more than 500 3-pointers (509).


Paige Bueckers, UConn; Hannah Hidalgo, Notre Dame; Ashlyn Watkins, South Carolina.


Tess Heal, Santa Clara. The sophomore guard led the Broncos to wins over Pacific and Loyola Marymount. She scored a career-high 40 points and had seven assists in the eight-point win over Pacific on Saturday. That came after a 15-point, 10-assist effort in a victory over Loyola Marymount two days earlier.


AP voters: Pat Eaton-Robb, Doug Feinberg, Pete Iacobelli, Hank Kurz, Janie McCauley, Joe Reedy, Teresa M. Walker, John Zenor.


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