Pili named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

January 28, 2020

Anchorage basketball player Alissa Pili piled up 19 points to go with a career-high 17 rebounds and converted an old-fashioned three-point play with 29 seconds left to push the USC Trojans to a 70-68 victory over No. 7 UCLA in double overtime.

The Dimond High School grad collected collected six points and four rebounds in the second OT, anchoring USC’s first win over a top-10 opponent since 2017. Alissa’s performance earned her Pac-12 Conference Freshman of the Week honors.

The winner is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.

View past winners here.