Mountain West Announces Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Nov. 14, 2011
Thompson named MVP of Iowa Hawkeye Challenge
Nov. 14, 2011
Thompson, a 6-0 junior from Compton, Calif., led the Lady Rebels to a 2-0 start on the season and earned Most Valuable Player honors at the Iowa Hawkeye Challenge over the weekend. UNLV beat Butler on Saturday, Nov. 12, 62-39, and beat host Iowa, 69-59, on Sunday afternoon to win the tournament. Thompson scored 16 points and grabbed three rebounds against Butler. Against Iowa, which has been receiving votes in the preseason polls, Thompson led the Lady Rebels with 26 point, shooting .526 (10-19) from the field.
For the week, Thompson averaged 21.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game. She shot .467 (14-30) from the field, including .389 (7-18) from three-point range, and .875 (7-8) from the free throw line.
2011-12 Mountain West Women's Basketball Players of the Week