After winning the Best Buy Classic title over the weekend, junior Micaella Riche was named Big Ten player of the week, reported the Pioneer Press.
Head coach Pam Borton said to the Minnesota Daily that Richie showed a lot of effort in both games. She contributed with 29 points and 14 rebounds.
"My teammates did a great job getting me the ball," Riche said to the Daily. "I trust my teammates on that they're going to get me the ball ... so working hard is definitely worth it."
Riche, averaged 5.8 points and 4.2 rebounds a game during her sophomore year. Now as a junior Richie is the first Minnesota women's player to get the Big Ten player of the week since Rachel Banham on Jan. 9, repoerted the Pioneer Press