USC Women's Basketball

January 28, 2013

Walker named SEC Player of the Week; USC rises in polls

South Carolina senior Ieasia Walker has been named SEC Player of the Week.

South Carolina senior Ieasia Walker has been named SEC Player of the Week.

The Gamecock point guard led the team to a pair of victories last week, including a 55-50 win over then-No. 5 Kentucky at Colonial Life Arena. She finished the week with 23 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, two blocks and three steals.

Walker drove the Gamecocks to victory over Kentucky, playing all the game and leading the team in points (16), rebounds (8), assists (4), steals (3) and blocks (2). Against Arkansas, Walker had five steals, including three in the second half – two in the final six minutes to help the Gamecock defense hold off the Razorbacks.

South Carolina is 18-3 overall and 7-2 in the SEC. The Gamecocks moved up three spots to No. 15 in the newest Associated Press Top 25, which is below.

Record Pts Prv
1. Baylor (37) 18-1 997 1
2. Notre Dame 18-1 953 2
3. UConn (3) 18-1 930 3
4. Stanford 18-2 853 6
5. Duke 18-1 834 4
6. California 17-2 790 7
7. Penn St. 17-2 768 8
8. Kentucky 19-2 695 5
9. Tennessee 16-3 691 9
10. Maryland 17-3 674 10
11. North Carolina 19-2 495 11
12. Louisville 17-4 491 13
13. Georgia 17-3 470 14
14. Purdue 17-3 446 15
15. South Carolina 18-3 442 18
16. Texas A&M 16-5 435 16
17. Dayton 17-1 357 17
18. UCLA 15-4 339 19
19. Oklahoma St. 15-3 315 12
20. Florida St. 17-3 253 22
21. Oklahoma 15-4 211 20
22. Colorado 15-4 205 20
23. Iowa St. 14-4 102 24
24. Iowa 16-5 79
25. Delaware 15-3 66

Others receiving votes: Michigan 42, UTEP 21, Villanova 11, Texas Tech 10, Syracuse 6, Duquesne 4, Green Bay 4, Michigan St. 4, Kansas 2, Nebraska 2, Vanderbilt 2, LSU 1.

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