Legacy Christian's Alexis Morris named Big 12 Freshman of the Week at Baylor

Morris has been named the Big 12 Freshman of the Week

DALLAS, Texas – Baylor women’s basketball swept Big 12 Conference awards this week, as forward Lauren Cox earned Player of the Week and guard Alexis Morris secured Freshman of the Week recognition on Monday afternoon.

Morris averaged 14.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists off the bench to contribute to Baylor’s 2-0 week. Against Missouri State, she set career-highs with 17 points and seven field goals made, while also distributing four assists and pulling down three rebounds in 22 minutes.

In the championship game against Georgia Tech, Morris scored in double figures for the third consecutive game and the fourth time this season with 11 points. She also added two rebounds and two assists in her 24 minutes played.

In the two-game stretch, Morris shot 58.8 percent from the floor, 66.7 percent from beyond the arc and was perfect from the free throw line.

Last spring, Morris led Legacy Christian Academy to the state championship.

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