DENTON (2/2/04)- Senior forward Kim Blanton was named the Sun Belt Conference women's basketball Player of the Week after posting a career-high 27 points against New Orleans and recording her third double-double of the season the Mean Green's win over South Alabama.
Blanton averaged 21.5 points for the two games during the week and 8.5 rebounds. She also connected on a career-high nine free throws against New Orleans.
Blanton collected 17 rebounds during the two games, of which 12 were of the offensive variety. Blanton also added four steals to add to her team-leading total of 38 on the season.
North Texas concludes its three-game road trip on Thursday February 5 at UL-Lafayette.