Sowho Caps Week With Conference Honor

West Virginia's Sherell Sowho's performances against St. Francis and Coppin State earned her a share of the Big East basketball player of the week award.

In a 2-0 week for West Virginia, Sowho averaged 23.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in wins over St. Francis (Pa.), 74-68, and Coppin State, 67-53. She was a combined 17-of-30 (.567) from the field and went 7-of-14 from three-point range, including 4- of-6 against Coppin State.

Against St. Francis, she scored a game-best 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting and three three-pointers. Sowho scored another game-best 24 points, was 4- of-4 from the foul line and added five rebounds and three blocks versus Coppin State.

Sowho's award marked the third consecutive week that a Mountaineer has won or shared conference player of the week honors. Yolanda Paige and Meg Bulger won the award the previous two weeks.

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