Wichita State senior Alex Harden earned Missouri Valley Conference player of the week honors for the third time this season and the second straight week.
Harden, a guard from Springfield, Ill., scored 31 points in Friday’s 71-59 win at Missouri State. She made 12 of 18 shots and 6 of 7 free throws, also adding five rebounds and seven assists. Harden moved into 10th place on WSU’s career scoring list with 1,358 points.
It is the fourth consecutive week that a Shocker has won or shared the honor. Alie Decker shared the award with Drake’s Lizzy Wendell on Dec. 22. Jamillah Bonner earned the award on Dec. 31.