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Mizzou’s Sophie Cunningham adds another national award, weekly conference honors

Missouri sophomore guard Sophie Cunningham was announced Tuesday as the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Ann Meyers Drysdale Women’s National Player of the Week and the SEC women’s basketball player of the week after averaging 27.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in two victories last week. Cunningham previous was chosen as the ESPNW national women’s basketball player of the week as well.

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Mizzou’s Sophie Cunningham tabbed national player of the week by ESPNW

Missouri sophomore guard Sophie Cunningham was chosen as the ESPNW national women’s college basketball player of the week Sunday after averaging 27 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in two wins last week. Cunningham’s layup with 0.6 seconds left was the difference Sunday in a 62-60 win against then-No. 6 South Carolina at Mizzou Arena and helped propel the Tigers back into the national rankings.

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Postgame interviews: Kentucky 72, Missouri 62

Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson, as well as sophomore point guard Terrence Phillips and junior forward Jordan Barnett speak following the Tigers' 72-62 loss to Kentucky
Alec Lewis The Kansas City Star
Postgame interviews: Kentucky 72, Missouri 62 4:45

Postgame interviews: Kentucky 72, Missouri 62

Kim Anderson reacts to Mizzou's 33rd straight road loss 3:49

Kim Anderson reacts to Mizzou's 33rd straight road loss

K.J. Walton, Kim Anderson and Kevin Puryear on Mizzou's 57-54 loss to Alabama 3:41

K.J. Walton, Kim Anderson and Kevin Puryear on Mizzou's 57-54 loss to Alabama

Jordan Barnett on Mizzou's, Kim Anderson rapping 2:49

Jordan Barnett on Mizzou's, Kim Anderson rapping