League's Best Scorer Takes First Player of the Week Honors for Women's Basketball
February 21, 2012
HIGH POINT, N.C. – Pfeiffer University’s Brittany Cox (Winston-Salem, NC) has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week during week number 13 of the 2011-2012 season. Cox put together another sensational week on the hardwood averaging 28 points on 54% shooting in a crucial 2-0 week for the Lady Falcons.
Trailing Coker by one game for the East Division’s final playoff spot, Cox and Pfeiffer entered a crucial divisional matchup with Queens dropping 27 points with seven rebounds. Cox shot 50% from the field, 60% hitting on six triples, adding four blocks in 35 minutes of action. Hosting King on Saturday, still trailing by one game in the standings, Cox drained 29 more points with six rebounds on 58% shooting hitting four more three's while going a perfect 3-for-3 from the free throw line.
Cox finished the week averaging 28 points, 6.5 boards with 2.5 blocks and steals per game. The junior guard is now averaging a league-best 21.3 points per game. Cox and the Lady Falcons will head to Barton on Tuesday before wrapping up the regular-season with Coker on Friday night.