UNCW’s Parker earns national honor

UNCW's Parker national player of the week

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The US Basketball Writers Association named UNCW guard Shrita Parker the national player of the week.

Parker, the reigning Colonial Athletic Association player of the week, scored 20 points — including hitting the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left to play — in a 66-63 win over James Madison on Friday. She then scored 17 points in 77-73 victory over Towson on Sunday.

Parker is the first CAA player to be named USBWA national player of the week since Drexel’s Aubree Brown on Feb. 26, 2018.

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