ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts senior forward Faith Ihim was named The Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her performances, Feb. 5-11.
Faith Ihim, Oral Roberts
Sr. // F // Tulsa, Okla.
- Collected her second Player of the Week award this season
- Posted a career-high 31 points on 13-of-29 shooting with eight rebounds at South Dakota State
- Added 17 points, 14 rebounds (fifth career double-double) and four steals in a win at North Dakota State two days prior
- For the week, averaged 24.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game, while shooting 47.5 percent (19-of-40) from the field and 83.3 percent (10-of-12) at the free throw line
Also nominated: Samantha Romanowski, Denver; De'Jour Young, Fort Wayne; Amber Vidal, Omaha; Taylor Frederick, South Dakota; Macy Miller, South Dakota State; Morgan Blumer, Western Illinois
Previous honorees: Nov. 13 – Macy Miller, South Dakota State; Nov. 20 – Allison Arens, South Dakota; Nov. 27 – Courtney Vaccher, Omaha/Madison Guebert, South Dakota State; Dec. 4 – Taylor Higginbotham, Western Illinois; Dec. 11 – Macy Miller, South Dakota State; Dec. 18 – Faith Ihim, Oral Roberts; Dec. 26 – Emily Clemens, Western Illinois/Macy Miller, South Dakota State; Jan. 2 – Emily Clemens, Western Illinois/Ciara Duffy, South Dakota; Jan. 8 – Ciara Duffy, South Dakota; Jan. 16 – Macy Miller, South Dakota State; Jan. 22 – Macy Miller, South Dakota State; Jan. 29 – Emily Clemens, Western Illinois; Feb. 5 – Emily Clemens, Western Illinois
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Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League features women's basketball teams from eight member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois with North Dakota becoming an official member for the 2018-19 season. In 2016-17, The Summit League raised its RPI for the third consecutive year, finishing with an all-time best No. 11 ranking. The Summit League has sent at least three teams to the postseason nine straight years with three postseason tournament semifinal appearances the last four years, while recording the nation's best Division I winning percentage improvement since 2009-10. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships annually ranks as one of the most attended Division I conference tournaments. This season's event returns to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 3-6, 2018. For more information about the league, "See The Summit" by visiting www.thesummitleague.org and following Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.