Simmons Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Nov. 21, 2011
MILWAUKEE - Junior Sarina Simmons was named to the BIG EAST honor roll the league announced Monday. Simmons averaged 19.0 points and 11.3 rebounds over three games, which included a pair of 20-point performances, in a 2-1 week for the Golden Eagles.
Simmons recorded a career-high 23 points in MU's 54-52 win over Wisconsin and followed that performance up with a 22-point and nine-rebound effort against Georgia Tech. Simmons scored MU's final four points against the Badgers on a runner in the lane with 46 seconds remaining and two free throws with five seconds left on the clock to seal the win.
In MU's season-opening win over Mississippi Valley State, Simmons registered a career-high and Marquette Al McGuire Center record 19 rebounds. She added 12 points against the Devilettes for her first double-double of the season.
The Golden Eagles travel to St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. for the 2011 Paradise Jam where they will play Washington State, Prairie View A&M and Michigan Nov. 24-26.