Wichita State’s Bonner earns MVC honor

01/13/2014 2:25 PM

01/13/2014 2:26 PM

Wichita State junior Jamillah Bonner earned Missouri Valley Conference women’s basketball newcomer of the week honors for a third time.

Bonner, a guard from Wichita, averaged 24 points in wins over Loyola and Bradley last week. She scored a season-high 28 in 23 minutes at Bradley, making 9 of 12 shots. At Loyola, she scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

For the week, Bonner made 16 of 30 shots and 8 of 17 three-pointers.

Bonner, a transfer from Butler Community College, averages 13.2 points and 4.4 rebounds for the Shockers (12-2).

WSU, which has won a school-record 11 straight games, plays Northern Iowa at 5:45 p.m. Saturday.

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