Yesterday we posted the first of our two part Mid-Major Report with our men’s and women’s basketball players of the week. Check it out and let me know if we somehow overlooked your favorite player or a top performer from your squad. If so, comment below and we’ll take a look!
The Boston University Terriers have not lost since January 8th and are riding a 6 game-winning streak. This week Darryl Partin has averaged 21 points, 5 rebounds and has shot 84 percent from the free-throw line.
Junior Chantell Alford has lead the Terriers to 3 straight wins this week, averaging 11.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.3 steals a game.
Sophomore forward Torrey Craig of USC Upstate averaged 18 points, 9 rebounds and 1.5 steals this week. A buzzer beater against Belmont gave them their first win versus the Bruins. In addition Torrey posted a double-double against Lipscomb with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Senior center Haley Nelson of Belmont has averaged 19.5 points, 12 rebounds, 4.5 blocks this week.
Charles Odum of Portland State averaged 24.5 points, 4 rebounds, 1.5 assists in earning Player of the Week. He also buried a game winner with just 2 ticks on the clock on Saturday.
Carrie Ojeda of Eastern Washington led the way for the Eagles in a 75-67 win over Co-Big Sky regular season champion Portland State. She put up 18 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks and 1 assist.
Senior guard Lorne Merthie of Campbell is the Big South Men’s Player of the Week leading Campbell to three Big South wins this past week. He averaged 16.3 points a game. Shooting 54 percent from the field and 90 percent from the free-throw line. Down by 13 at Winthrop with 6:27 left, he went on to score all of his 14 points in the final minutes. He also put up 19 of his season high 21 against Radford during the second half to lead them to another win.
High Point’s center Cheyenne Parker is a sophomore and averaged 18 points and 19.5 rebounds a game including a 22 board outing.
Junior center Mark Cisco of Columbia is Ivy League Player of the Week. He dominated in a 61-56 victory over Cornell with 18 points and 20 rebounds. He set a record for most rebounds in a single game at the Levien Gym.
Princeton guard Lauren Clark scored 15 points with 5 rebounds, 3 assists and one steal against Yale earning her Player of the Week for her performance.
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Scott Machado of Iona has averaged 13 points in the last three games played, shooting an impressive 66 percent from the floor.
Loyola Senior guard Miriam McKenzie averaged a double-double with 20.5 rebounds and 11 rebounds in the games at Marist and Manhattan. She has scored in double figures in six straight games.
Sophomore forward Javon McCrea, led the Buffalo Bulls to two conference wins this past week. Charging ahead with 15.5 points and 10 rebounds a game. In just 27 minutes against Akron, he had 15 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block and 1 steal. In a 68-66 win over Bowling Green he recorded his fourth double-double of the season with a career high 13 rebounds. He also had a season high of 3 blocked shots with 3 steals.
Redshirt sophomore forward Alexis Rogers helped Bowling Green reach 2-0 on the week. While having a double-double average of 23 points and 10 rebounds. Against EMU she took over and scored career-high 30 points on 11-17 shooting from the field and an unblemished 7-of-7 from the line. She always remains a threat at home against rival MAC schools. She is averaging 21.8 points and 11.3 rebounds a game.
Norfolk State’s senior center Kyle O’Quinn is the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week. In a win over Coppin State he tied his career high in rebounds with 19, along with 24 points.
Senior guard Jericka Jenkins of Hampton, led the Lady Pirates to two wins posting a double-double averaged of 14 points and 14.5 assists. She had a career high 17 assists in the win against Norfolk State, getting everyone on the floor involved in the offense. She also in the win against Morgan State scored 16 points, 12 assists, 5 rebounds and 4 steals.
Written by Edison Crawley, NetScouts Basketball Correspondent.