After being named espnW and ACC Player of the Week yesterday, Louisville women’s basketball junior guard Dana Evans has been named USBWA National Player of the Week.

Evans was named Paradise Jam MVP after leading Louisville to wins over UT Arlington, Oklahoma State and No. 1 Oregon to win the Paradise Jam Island Division.

She averaged a Paradise Jam-best 21.3 points, while shooting 47 percent from the floor, 11-21 (.524) from 3-point range and 17-18 (.944) from the free throw line, while averaging 4.3 assists.

Evans is leading the Atlantic Coast Conference with 19.6 points per game and 24 made 3-pointers. She is shooting 52 percent from beyond the arc, which ranks second the league, and her 3.4 assists per game rank 13th.

Next up, Louisville plays at Ohio State on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

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Nick Evans
Asst. Sports Information DirectorWomen’s Basketball, Women’s Lacrosse
University of Louisville Athletics


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