Kristy Wallace was named espnW National Player of the Week after leading the way in Baylor’s 2-0 wins over No. 6 Texas and No. 20 West Virginia. Charlie Creme, Graham Hays and Mechelle Voepel each vote to determine the honor, which is awarded every week of the women’s basketball season.
Wallace led the Lady Bears in scoring twice. The senior guard scored a career-high 27 points against Texas and followed that up with 25 points at West Virginia. She shot a team-high 66.7 percent from the floor and a team-high 62.5 percent from three-point range, accounting for all made three-pointers for Baylor on the week.
Wallace averaged 26.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game, playing an average of 39 minutes per contest. She has recorded four 20-point performances this season and six in her career.