LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) -- UCLA junior Jordin Canada (Los Angeles, Calif./Windward) was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week today as announced by the league.
Canada led the Bruins to a 2-1 week by averaging 17.7 points, 9.0 assists, 7.7 rebounds and 3.3 steals per game while shooting 46.3 percent (19-for-41) from the field and 100 percent (15-for-15) from the free throw line.
The 5-foot-6 guard recorded the sixth triple-double in UCLA history and the first since 2012 when she had 11 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 12 assists in a home win over Southern on Nov. 18.
She nearly had the first back-to-back triple-double in UCLA history and the first in the Pac-12 since 2002 but finished one assist shy with 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in a home win over Cal Poly on Nov. 20.
Canada began the week with 23 points, six assists, four steals and three boards in a loss at #2 Baylor (Nov. 14).
She also became the 32nd player in UCLA history to surpass the 1,000-point mark in her career in the same game as the triple-double.
When asked about it by the Associated Press, Canada said "It's also an honor. It's a great feeling to know that I've put in the work. I'm very proud of myself, but it's not all about points. Yes, it's a great honor, but it's not everything."
ALSO NOMINATED: Labrittney Jones, ARIZ; Kristine Anigwe, CAL; Haley Smith, COLO; Marie Gulich, OSU; Brittany McPhee, STAN; Minyon Moore, USC; Emily Potter, UTAH; Kelsey Plum, WASH; Louise Brown, WSU.