UTA’s Jacobs earns 3rd Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolade
Published 1:02 pm Tuesday, February 1, 2022
UTA junior forward Starr Jacobs averaged 28.0 points per game on .588 shooting this past week and has earned her third Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolade this season.
Jacobs, a Dallas, Texas, native in her first season with UTA after transferring from Temple College, helped the Lady Mavs to road wins at Arkansas State and Little Rock this past week.
Jacobs averaged 28.0 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest during the two-game stretch. She went 16-for-21 at the free-throw line on the week and hit key shots late in both contests to secure the victories.
In the win at Arkansas State, Jacobs scored a season-high 32 points on 13-of-21 shooting, including seven rebounds and three assists.
In the victory at Little Rock, Jacobs tallied 26 points on 7-for-13 shooting. She made 10-of-12 from the charity stripe against the Trojans.
2021-22 Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Players of the Week
Week 1 – Sali Kourouma, Little Rock
Week 2 – Sali Kourouma, Little Rock
Week 3 – Aja Blount, Coastal Carolina
Week 4 – Starr Jacobs, UTA
Week 5 – Mya Burns, Georgia Southern
Week 6 – Amber Leggett, Troy
Week 7 – Felmas Koranga, Troy
Week 8 – Starr Jacobs, UTA
Week 9 – Keya Patton, Arkansas State
Week 10 – Da’Nasia Hood, Texas State
Week 11 – Alexia Allesch, App State
Week 12 – Starr Jacobs, UTA