Brittany Davis crowned Southeastern Conference Player of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Brittany DavisThe University of Alabama’s senior women’s basketball guard has been crowned the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Davis helped Alabama go down then-No. 12/8 Tennessee Thursday, Feb. 17, 74-64, at Tuscaloosa, Ala., before knocking down Texas A&M Sunday, Feb. 20, 81-79, in double overtime at Bryan-College Station, Texas.

She scored 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the field, including 4-of-8 shooting from long range, against the Lady Volunteers, while also recording six rebounds. She had an even more impressive game in her next outing, scoring 32 points on 12 of 26 shooting from the field, including 7 of 15 shooting from the arc, at the Aggies, also grabbing six boards and stealing it.

Most notably, Davis contributed just three points on 1-of-10 shooting from the field, including 0-of-5 shooting from long range, in the first half at Texas A&M. Despite her slow start to the game, she emerged from the locker room after halftime scoring 29 points on 11 of her 26 attempts from the field (68.8%), including seven of her 10 attempts from the arc (70, 0%).

His second half and overtime performances included a perfect fourth quarter shot (5 of 5 FG, 3 of 3 FG) to help the Crimson Tide tie the Aggies at the end of regulation to force overtime and an eventual triumph. .

Davis’ 32 points and seven field goals at Texas A&M are both a career-high for goalie and the most points and three-point field goals of any player on the team this season. In fact, her seven 3-pointers mark the third time she has reset her career high in this category in 2021-22.

With her consecutive games scoring 23+ points and grabbing six rebounds, she now has…

  • Recorded double digits in 23 of 25 games this season.
  • Recorded 20+ games with points in seven of his last 10 games and nine times overall this season.
  • Recorded at least six rebounds in four straight games.

Alabama’s victory against then-No. 12/8 Tennessee scored its sixth win over the national powerhouse in nine meetings, and its first victory over a ranked opponent this season.

Crimson Tide’s victory over the Aggies marked only their second victory in the all-time 12-game series and their second straight victory at Reed Arena. It was also Tide’s second straight SEC road win in overtime minutes this season, both led by Davis.

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