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Montana's Jace Henderson shoots for two in the third quarter of Saturday's game against Sacramento State. Henderson was named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week.

OGDEN, Utah — Montana Lady Griz senior Jace Henderson was named Big Sky Conference women's basketball Player of the Week on Sunday.

Henderson averaged 21.5 points on 64.3 percent shooting and 11.5 rebounds as Montana closed out the regular season with home wins over Portland State and Sacramento State.

In Thursday’s 73-70 overtime victory over the Vikings, which snapped a four-game losing streak for the Lady Griz, Henderson had 25 points and a career-high 18 rebounds while playing 43 minutes.

In Saturday’s 75-67 win over the Hornets, Henderson, on Senior Day, had 18 points, five rebounds, and a team-high five assists. The team’s lone senior went 9-of-11 from the field.

Henderson is the first Montana player to earn this award this season.

Missoulian staff

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