Below are the weekly awards for Feb. 28, a complete BIG EAST Release in PDF is posted here.
BIG EAST Player of the Week
Skylar Diggins, Notre Dame, Jr., G (South Bend, Ind.)
Diggins averaged 19.7 ppg and 6.0 apg in a 3-0 week for the Irish to help Notre Dame clinch its first outright regular-season title. At No. 16/17 Louisville, she had 21 points, seven assists and three steals. In a win against USF, she recorded 18 points, nine assists and shot 50 percent from the floor (7-of-14). In the final game of the regular season, at No. 4/4 Connecticut, Diggins had 20 points, three steals and four rebounds.
BIG EAST Freshman of the Week
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Connecticut, Fr., F, (Anaheim, Calif.)
Mosqueda-Lewis averaged 20 ppg in a 2-1 week for Connecticut. In a game at Pittsburgh, she had 23 points, going 9-of-12 from the floor. At Marquette, Mosqueda-Lewis had 27 points and seven rebounds. In the regular-season finale, she had 10 points, shooting 50 percent from the floor against No. 3/3 Notre Dame.
BIG EAST Honor Roll
Anna Martin, DePaul, Jr., G
In a 1-2 week for the Blue Demons, Martin averaged 24.0 ppg. She had 18 against Syracuse and again at No. 16/17 Louisville. In a win against Cincinnati, she had a career-high 36 points, connecting on 15-of-19 (78.9 percent).
Khadijah Rushdan, Rutgers, R-Sr., G
Rushdan averaged 16.3 ppg in a 3-0 week for RU that helped them clinch the No. 6 seed in the BIG EAST Championship. She had 15 points and four assists against Seton Hall and 21 points at Providence. Against Marquette, she had 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Da’Shena Stevens, St. John’s, Sr., F
Stevens led St. John’s in scoring in a 3-0 week that included an upset over No. 15/13 Georgetown on the road and two-straight home victories. She had 10 points, three assists and six rebounds against WVU. Against Villanova, she had a season-high 21 points. At Georgetown, she recorded 12 points, seven rebounds and shot 67 percent from the floor.
Jasmine Crew, Seton Hall, Sr., G
Crew averaged 19.7 ppg in three games last week. She had 20 points at No. 24/20 Rutgers, 19 points in a win at Pittsburgh and 20 points against No. 16/17 Louisville. She dished out three assists a game and shot 16-of-17 from the free throw line.
Jasmine Wynne, USF, Sr., G
Wynne had 18 points in a loss at No. 3/3 Notre Dame. In a win against Providence, she had 15 points, two steals, five rebounds and shot 43 percent from the floor.