Three's The Charm: Charles Named Big East Player of the Week

Three's The Charm: Charles Named Big East Player of the Week

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Three's The Charm: Charles Named Big East Player of the Week

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UConn Huskies senior center Tina Charles seems to be on her way to Big East and National Player of the Year honors if she keeps playing at the level she’s been doing.

UConn center Tina Charles, who had a game-high 23 points and 13 rebounds tries to pull in an offensive rebound against Ashley Barlow of Notre Dame. Barlow finished with 10 points and 6 rebounds - Mark Mirko/Hartford CourantFor the third straight week, the Big East Conference has named Charles the Big East Player of the Week. It’s the fourth time she’s won it this season.

In UConn’s two wins over Marquette and Notre Dame, Charles averaged 23 points and 12 rebounds.

In the win over Marquette, Charles had 23 points, 12 rebounds and two steals. Against Notre Dame on Saturday night in primetime, Charles had 23 points and 12 rebounds in help the Huskies to a 24 point win.

The UConn women are back in action tonight as they are in Durham, NC for a non-conference MLK Day matchup with the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. If you can’t catch the television broadcast, you can listen to the game on the WTIC/UConn Radio Network.

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