named junior center
Yinka Sanni its
athlete of the week
for her performances
last week at the LMU Ayers
Hotel Thanksgiving Classic in Los
Sanni was impressive as she
posted back-to-back double-doubles to
help WVU to a 1-1 record on the west
coast trip. The Chicago Heights, Ill.,
native scored a team-high 21 points to
go with 10 rebounds and two blocks as
WVU almost pulled the upset of No. 13
, 55-52, on Nov. 24.
Against American just 24 hours
later, the 6-foot-2 junior center owned
the paint again with 14 points, a game high
11 rebounds and two blocks in 39
minutes of action.
Sanni leads the team
in points (12.7 per game), rebounds (8.5) and
field goal pct. (49.2%) this season. Her work on the boards helped WVU to a +15 rebounding advantage in each game of the tournament. For her efforts Sanni was
named to the all-tournament team.