WACO, TEXAS (Jan. 7, 2019) – Destinee King (SR/Antelope, Calif.) of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) has been selected as the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her contributions during the dates of Dec. 31-Jan. 6. This is the conference's 10th weekly award of the 2018-19 women's basketball season.
King posted two double-digit rebound performances as the Saints won two more conference battles last week. The senior forward was credited with 18 points and 19 rebounds in a 98-84 triumph over LSU Alexandria, and she hauled in 16 boards as OLLU trounced LSU Shreveport, 80-57. King made 13-of-27 shots from the field for the week while achieving her 15th double-double of the season. The native of Antelope, Calif., is fifth nationally in total rebounds (167), and she is on pace to set a school record for rebounds per game with 9.8 to this point. Ranked 14th in the NAIA, OLLU climbed to 6-0 in conference play with a record of 13-4 on the season.