Arizona Women's Basketball

Wings Over Broadway Southern Arizona Girls Hoops Player of the Week: Sahuaro’s Alyssa Brown

Sahuaro junior forward Alyssa Brown is the Wings Over Broadway Girls Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Cougars to two resounding wins over Salpointe and Flowing Wells last week.

Alyssa Brown (Andy Morales/

Brown, a 6-foot-1 forward, produced 34 points, 12 rebounds and four steals in a 64-44 win over Salpointe. She also had 41 points on 18-of-29 shooting with 12 rebounds and four steals in a 66-23 victory over CDO.

Sahuaro, on a four-game winning streak, is 22-1 overall and 7-0 in the 4A Kino.

Brown is averaging 30.8 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.6 steals a game. She is shooting 60 percent from the field.

FOLLOW @JAVIERJMORALES ON TWITTER! publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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