Saniya Chong has been selected as the American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week for the first time this season. She averaged 12.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in a 2-0 week for the Huskies, which included her second and third starts. Chong also had eight assists and turned the ball over only once in 65 minutes.
Chong got the week started with a 17-point, 10-rebound effort in Wednesday’s win over UCF. Chong was 7-13 from the floor with three assists and the double-double was the first of her career. She followed that up with seven points and five assists in the win at Houston on Saturday.