WEEKLY HONORS ...Stanford women's basketball player Alanna Smith earned this week's Naismith Trophy National Player of the Week for her performances in the Cardinal's road sweep of UCLA and USC. Smith, who picked up her third Pac-12 Player of the Week nod, had double-doubles in both games and averaged 22.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocks in the victories. She had 22 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in the Cardinal's 65-51 win at UCLA. After losing the nail on her right index finger in the opening minutes at USC, the senior gutted out 23 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks and hit the game-winning layup with 3.1 seconds remaining in a 69-67 win. Smith also surpassed 1,500 career points against the Trojans, becoming the 16th player in program history to hit the mark. Eight of her 18 career double-doubles have come in the last 16 games . . . Stanford junior Makenzie Fischer was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Kap7 Player of the Week on Tuesday. Fischer has won the award in each of her three weeks of eligibility this season. Fischer continued her torrid start with another six-goal performance in Stanford's 17-6 win at No. 11 UC Davis on Saturday. She had three in the first quarter, one in the second and two in the third to score six for the fourth time in the last five games. The junior is averaging 5.00 goals per game, has had multi-score efforts in each of Stanford's seven games and has been responsible for 24 percent of the Cardinal's scoring offense (35 of 147 goals). Fischer and the Cardinal are on the road again this weekend at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, hosted by UC Irvine. Stanford opens on Friday against CSUN at 11:15 a.m. . . . Stanford senior Josh Sharma was voted the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his efforts in a home sweep of USC and UCLA over the weekend. The Cardinal posted a 79-76 victory over USC on Wednesday and a 104-80 win over UCLA on Saturday at Maples Pavilion. Sharma averaged a double-double for the week at 18.0 ppg and 10.5 rpg. He posted his second career double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds in the 24-point win over UCLA. His 22-point performance was one shy of his career-high, set earlier this season against Long Beach State . . . Menlo College freshman outside hitter Edin Ibrahimovic was named the Golden State Athletic Conference Men's Volleyball Attacker of the Week for the second straight week.
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