For the second time this season, Kyanna Giles performance has earned her the National USPORTS and Canada West Conference’s weekly honour as the tops in women's basketball.  Giles, a fifth-year guard with the Winnipeg Wesmen women's basketball team, was named the conference's women's basketball player of the week for her record-breaking effort. 

Friday night in a win over the Fraser Valley Cascades, Giles set a Wesmen Canada West-era record with 46 points on 48 per cent shooting. She was 14-for-29 from the field, made two of six from three and also set career-highs for free throw attempts and makes with 17 and 16.  She added nine rebounds and three steals. 

Giles' 46 ranks third all-time in Wesmen history behind Sandra Carroll's 51 against Regina in 1994 and Beth Cochran's 48 in 1983, both of those coming in the GPAC era. 

She scored 14 in the first quarter, 10 in the second quarter, 10 in the third and 12 in the fourth, including a key three with 2:15 remaining that put the Wesmen up 83-79.

On Saturday, Giles scored 16 points — 14 coming in the second half — as the Wesmen surged late to earn the weekend sweep.

Giles also earned the conference's weekly award in December after becoming the first Wesmen player in history to score at least 40 points and grab at least 10 rebounds.


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