Texas Tech's Roberson Named Big 12 Player of the Week

LUBBOCK, TX Texas Tech senior forward Ashlee Roberson was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week by a media voting panel for games from Feb. 8-14. Roberson helped the Lady Raiders upset then No. 13/11 Texas A&M and then No. 15/14 Oklahoma State.

Roberson won the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week award along with Kelsey Griffin of Nebraska, while Carolyn Davis from Kansas was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week.

Roberson, who hails from San Antonio, Texas, averaged 17.5 points and 9.5 rebounds last week in the wins over the Aggies and the Cowgirls. Against the Aggies, Roberson scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while adding three assists, one block and a steal and hit a career-high four three-pointers. She shot 61.5 percent from the field (8-13), 80 percent from three-point range (4-5) and 100 percent from the free throw line (5-5). At Oklahoma State, Roberson had her eighth double-double of the year and the 11th of her career with 10 points and 11 rebounds, while adding an assist and a steal. For the week, she shot 44.4 percent from the field (12-27), 55.6 percent from three-point range (5-9) and 60 percent from the charity stripe (6-10).

On the year, Roberson leads the Lady Raiders in scoring at 12.8 points per game and in rebounding at 8.9 boards per outing. She is shooting a team-best 45 percent from the field and is second in blocks (18) and third in steals (44). In Big 12 games only, she is averaging a team-high 15.6 points a game.

Source: TTU