Youngstown State senior women’s basketball player Brandi Brown has been named the Horizon League Co-Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 18, the conference office announced on Monday.
Brown averaged 25 points and 17 rebounds in leading the Penguins to victories over Buffalo and Bryant last week. She registered game highs of 24 points and 15 rebounds at Buffalo while adding three assists and three steals. She had 14 points and eight rebounds in the first half alone. Brown then improved to 26 points and a career-high-tying 19 rebounds against Bryant in the Penguins’ home opener on Sunday. She had 20 points and 13 rebounds in the second half against the Bulldogs.
Brown is the League’s Player of the Week for the fourth time in her career and for the first time since her sophomore year. So far this season, the native of Pomona, Calif., is averaging 22 points and 15 rebounds in helping the Penguins to their first 3-0 start since 1999.
Brown shared the weekly honor with Shareta Brown from Detroit.
The Penguins will head back on the road to play at Miami (Ohio) on Sunday at 2 p.m.