OU junior forward Madi Williams was named Big 12 Player of the Week Monday after her record-breaking 45-point performance against West Virginia Sunday.
Madi Williams set the @OU_WBBall single-game scoring record dropping 4️⃣5️⃣ points against West Virginia. Her 4️⃣5️⃣ points were good for the most by a Division I women’s basketball player this season. @madi_wms is the #Big12WBB Player of the Week. pic.twitter.com/iAsP514e4L— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) January 4, 2021
Williams was 17-of-30 from the floor against the Mountaineers, making three 3-pointers and 8-of-9 free throws while providing the majority of OU's offense in a 90-72 loss.
Williams scored the most points by a Division I women's player this season, and she also broke the OU single-game points record of 43 formerly held by Sooner legend and current assistant coach Courtney Paris.
The Sooner forward is now averaging a team high 25.8 points per game along with 4.2 rebounds and two assists per game. The Sooners’ next game is at Texas Tech on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. CT.