(February 11, 2013) -- Baylor’s Odyssey Sims was named Co-Big 12 Player of the Week as voted by a media panel the conference office announced on Monday, Feb. 11. Oklahoma’s Nicole Griffin was also honored. Sims picked up her second player of the week recognition of the season and seventh total weekly award.
The recognition marks the sixth straight week a Baylor player has been named Player of the Week, senior post Brittney Griner was the winner the five previous weeks. All told, between Sims and Griner, BU has won Player of the Week kudos nine times this season.
Odyssey Sims averaged 15.5 points, 7.0 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals while turning the ball over only three times in Baylor’s two victories last week. She narrowly missed a double-double with 13 points and nine assists against Kansas. The point guard then scored a team-leading 18 points at Texas while dishing out five assists, hauling down five rebounds and recording two steals. Sims moved up to No. 7 on BU’s all-time assists list with 395 and moved to No. 19 on the program’s all-time scoring chart with 1,306 points.
Nicole Griffin averaged 17.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in victories over K-State and No. 22 Oklahoma State last week while holding opposing post players to a combined 17 points in the two games. The junior passed Ashley Paris (114 blocks, 2006-09) for fourth on Oklahoma’s career blocks list with 115.
Griffin totaled 13 points, five rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal in Oklahoma’s win at K-State. She scored a career-high 21 points in the Bedlam rivalry victory over Oklahoma State, and added five rebounds, one assist and two blocks.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 12 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Nov. 19 -- Carolyn Davis, KU, F, Sr
Nov. 26 -- Nneka Enempkali, UT, F, So
Dec. 3 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 10 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Dec. 17 -- Odyssey Sims, BU, G, Jr
Dec. 27 -- Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, G, Jr
Dec. 31 -- Toni Young, OSU, F, Sr
Jan. 7 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr and Sharane Campbell, OU, G, So
Jan. 14 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Jan. 21 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Jan. 28 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Feb. 4 -- Brittney Griner, BU, C, Sr
Feb. 11 -- Odyssey Sims, BU, G, Jr and Nicole Griffin, OU, C, Jr