Back to the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Newsfeed

North Carolina's Ustby, Texas A&M's Barker are USBWA women's national players of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (USBWA) – For the season’s seventh weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Jan. 22, North Carolina guard-forward Alyssa Ustby is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Texas A&M forward Janiah Barker is the Tamika Cathcing National Freshman of the Week and Middle Tennessee is the team of the week.

The awards, organized under Mel Greenberg, the USBWA Vice President for women’s basketball, are drawn from the weekly conference citations as well as at-large additions.

Each week awards go to the Ann Meyers Drysdale Women’s national player, the organization’s Tamika Catchings freshman player, and the USBWA’s women’s team of the week.