UTE FRESHMAN HONORED: Utah's Taryn Wicijowski has been named the Mountain West Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
She led the Utes to a 2-1 record last week, averaging 15.0 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. The Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, native recorded her second double-double of the season in a 56-41 win against Weber State, with 14 rebounds and 16 points on 80 percent shooting (8-of-10). Against Idaho State, Wicijowski scored 12 of her 14 points in the second half to help Utah recover from a halftime deficit and win, 66-50, in overtime. She went 6-for-8 (.750) from the field vs. the Bengals and 2-for-3 (.667) from the free-throw line. Wicijowski went on to add 15 points and seven rebounds for the Utes during a 60-55 road loss at No. 25 Louisville, making 67 percent of her shots from the floor (6-of-9).