BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Niya Mitchell has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after her performance against Southern and Alcorn State.
The Bay City, Texas native led TSU to a 2-0 start in SWAC play with a record weekend. Mitchell averaged 19 points, 17.5 rebounds and 4.5 steals while shooting 77 percent from the field (17-of-22). She posted two double-doubles with a high of 22 rebounds against Southern, while grabbing 13 rebounds against Alcorn State. Mitchell scored 16 points against SU and 22 points against the Lady Braves.
Mitchell and the Tigers are back in action as they’ll close out their homestand against SWAC rival Prairie View A&M Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. inside the H&PE Arena. Tickets are on sale here.