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Wypiszynski Earns More MVC Honors

Junior forward Kim Wypiszynski </sports/w-baskbl/mtt/wypiszynski_kim00.html> was named the Missouri Valley Conference newcomer of the week, the league announced on Monday.

Wypiszynski shot 11-of-18 (61.1 percent) from the floor to average 15.0 points per game last week. She was 7-of-10 from the floor with three rebounds, three assists and a blocked shot to finish with 16 points in UNI's overtime win at Evansville on Feb. 5. On Feb. 7, she was 4-of-8 from the floor and 6-of-9 from the free-throw line to finish with 14 points at Southern Illinois. Wypiszynski is leading UNI with 11.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game this season.

This is the second time this season Wypiszynski has been named newcomer of the week. She also claimed that honor on Jan. 12.

The Panthers return to action on Tuesday when they play at South Dakota at 7 p.m.

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