UTC's Wazeerud-Din Named SoCon Player Of The Week

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Chattanooga senior Yazz Wazeerud-Din was named the Southern Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Wazeerud-Din, a graduate transfer, had back-to-back double-digit games last week. She averaged 20 points per game with 19 in the Mocs win over Georgia State and a game-high 21 at Alabama. She shot 48 percent for the week from the field and 46 percent from the 3-point line.

At Georgia State she matched her season-high with six rebounds and posted a career-best six assists against the Panthers to go along with a pair of steals in the win.

The Marietta, Ga., native had was 6-of-13 from the 3-point line with three in each game and shot 75 percent from the free throw line.

Wazeerud-Din leads the Mocs in scoring and is second in the SoCon with 18.1 points per game. She leads the SoCon in minutes played, has a SoCon-best 27 3-pointers and is third in treys per game.

The Mocs take on Tennessee tonight in Knoxville at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game is set to tip off at 6:30 p.m. on the SEC Network+. Follow the action online at GoMocs.com. Larry Ward will have the call live on WFLI or the Varsity App. Links for audio, video and live stats can be found at GoMocs.com.

Southern Conference Player of the Week
Nov. 15: Sydney Ryan, Fr., G, Furman
Nov. 22: Andrea Cournoyer, Sr., G, Samford
Nov. 29: Raven Thompson, Fr., F, Chattanooga
Dec. 6: Yazz Wazeerud-Din, Sr., G, Chattanooga

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