MURFREESBORO, Tenn.—No. 23 Middle Tennessee women's basketball's big day continues. Junior guard Savannah Wheeler has been named Conference USA Player of the Week for the second time this season and the third time in her career Jan. 23.
Wheeler, who reached 1,500 career points Jan. 19 at Charlotte, averaged 19.3 points, 3.3 assists, 2.7 rebounds and one steal in Middle Tennessee's 3-0 week, including a season-high 29 points vs. Louisiana Tech Jan. 21. Scoring 14 of Middle Tennessee's 31 points in the fourth quarter, Wheeler was key in helping MTSU break away from the Lady Techsters.