The exceptional season-long performance of Douglasville native Asia Durr has again draw some attention.
Durr, a junior guard at Louisville, picked up two weekly awards recently.
She has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Ann Meyers Drysdale Women’s National Player of the Week. In addition, Durr was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week.
Durr was also selected for espnW weekly honor after her 36-point performance against Notre Dame in last week’s national televised conference game.
In the No. 2-ranked Cardinals win over Notre Dame, Durr was 13 of 18 shooting, including an impressive 8 of 10 from 3-point range in the victory.
Her 36 points are tied for the third best scoring game of her career and her eight 3-pt field goals made are second to only the nine she made against Ohio State, which tied the school record.
Durr, who starred at Atlanta’s St. Pius X High before moving on to Louisville, has made at least three 3-pointers in her last eight games while shooting an impressive 60 percent during that stretch. On the season, she is connecting on 50 percent of her 3-pointers, which leads the nation.
Durr has scored in double figures in her last 11 games and has 15 double-digit scoring games on the season, which includes nine 20 point games.
She is leads the ACC and ranks No. 18 in the county with a 21.1 points per game average.
In conference play, she is averaging a lead-best 26.8 points per game.
Louisville is currently ranked No. 2 in the country and plays at Pittsburgh on Thursday night in an ACC game.