Wilson Named WAC Player of the Week
March 9, 2008
FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State women's basketball team became the third WAC program since 1990 to have four different players earn WAC Player of the Week honors after Tierre Wilson received the award on Sunday for her performance last week against New Mexico State and Nevada. Jaleesa Ross, Erica Henry and Hayley Munro have earned Player of the Week accolades during the season. Ross has earned the award twice.
Wilson, from Lawton, Okla. (Eisenhower), led Fresno State to a share of its first-ever conference championship last week. Wilson helped the Bulldogs to a 68-52 win at home over New Mexico State before downing Nevada 82-68 on the road. The two wins secured the Bulldogs a share of the WAC title with Boise State. Wilson scored 15 points with eight rebounds and five assists in the win against New Mexico State. She followed up that performance with a game-high 25 points at Nevada.
On the week, Wilson averaged 20.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 1.5 steals per game. She connected on 50 percent (18-of-36) her shots from the field.
"Join the State-Fresno State!" - The Fresno State women's basketball team will head to Las Cruces, New Mexico March 11-15 to compete in the 2008 WAC Basketball tournament.