After an overtime victory at Vanderbilt and playing 43 minutes in an overtime win at Arkansas, Kentucky's A'dia Mathies nabbed our weekly honor.
Finally healthy again after injuries sidelined two stars last year, coach Jeff Walz knows the Cardinals are capable of big things this season.
Reaching the Elite Eight in two of the past three seasons, Kentucky has established itself among the other echelon of women's basketball. This season, the Wildcats aim to go even further.
It's time to take stock of things as the calendar year draws to a close. With that in mind, here are the hottest players and women's basketball teams in this young season.