Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks senior guard Lacey Phillips was named the American Southwest Conference East Division Women's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by ASC Media Relations Director Greg Weghorst.
Phillips, a native of Clarksville, averaged 19.0 points – on 65 percent shooting – 7.0 assists and 5.5 rebounds over two conference games, including a 65-49 win over Mississippi College. In a loss to nationally-ranked Louisiana College, Phillips nearly had a triple double with 17 points, nine assists and eight rebounds. On the week she hit 6 of 8 three-point tries, went 6-for-6 from the free throw line and added three steals. Phillips leads the league in assists (5.7) and assists-to-turnover ratio (1.8).
The 5-foot-9 Phillips is among the most versatile players in the ASC, ranking in the top-30 in scoring (10.3) and assists and top-10 in free throw percentage (81.2 %) and three-point percentage (34.2%).
She is fourth all-time at Ozarks in career assists (297) and needs eight more assists to break the school’s single season record.
Phillips is a two-time All-Conference performer at Ozarks.
She is a graduate of Clarksville High School where she was named All-State and All-Conference.
Ozarks (12-11, 8-10 ASC) will travel to LeTourneau University and Texas-Tyler this week.