Doyle tabbed Naismith Player of the Week

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January 14th, 2020 by Chris Parks

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa women’s basketball senior Kathleen Doyle has been named the Naismith Women’s Player of the Week, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Tuesday.

Doyle averaged 26 points, six rebounds, and six assists in a pair of upset wins over No. 12 Indiana and No. 16 Maryland last week. Doyle challenged for a triple-double in the Hawkeyes’ double-overtime win over Indiana on Jan. 12, 91-85, posting 31 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds.

In Iowa’s win over Maryland on Jan. 9, Doyle registered 21 points, three rebounds, and two assists, leading the Hawkeyes to their third consecutive win over the Terrapins.

Doyle and the No. 22 Hawkeyes return to action on Thursday, traveling to Minneapolis, Minnesota, for a matchup with the Gophers. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. (CT) on BTN+.