Part two of our college basketball “Mid-Major Report” listing the top men’s and women’s performers from the past week of college hoops. Did we miss a stellar performance from your school? Let us know what you think by commenting below.
Senior Bryan Dougher of Stony Brook led the Seawolves to a pair of wins this week averaging 21.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and shooting 57 percent from the field (13-23). This week he also moved into a fifth place tie on America East’s all-time three-point list.
University of New Hampshire junior Morgan Frame helped the Wildcats to two wins this past week. Against Maine and UMBC she averaged 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 3.5 assists while shooting 50 percent from the field (12-24).
Jodd Maxey, a redshirt-sophomore forward with USC Upstate, helped the Spartans pick up two home wins. Against ETSU he became the first Spartan since Nov. 29, 2010 to record five or more blocks in a single game. For the week, Maxey averaged 12.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 blocks per meeting.
Belmont senior center Haley Nelson helped the Bruins hold on to third place in the Atlantic Sun. She averaged 18 points, 12.5 rebounds while shooting an impressive 58.6 percent from the field. She also recorded 8 assists, 7 blocks and 4 steals.
Idaho State’s senior guard Kenny McGowen was big in the Bengals two wins this week over Northern Colorado and Weber State. He scored 19 points and hit the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat Weber State and end their 10-game winning streak. McGowen averaged 18.5 points, 3 assists and 3 rebounds extending the Bengals win streak to three games.
Eastern Washington’s guard Chene Cooper led the Lady Eagles to a sweep in a Montana road trip going 2-0, giving them sole possession of second place in the conference. She averaged 15.5 points on 47 percent shooting, as well as 8.5 assists and 5.0 rebounds for the week. She also reached an individual milestone of 1,000 career points.
UNC Asheville senior guard J.P. Primm scored a career-high 30 points in leading the Bulldogs to a win over High Point. In the two wins this week he averaged 26.5 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals while shooting 53.3 percent from the field (16-30).
Radford’s junior Da’Naria Erwin Spencer averaged 21 points in two wins while shooting 50 percent from the floor. She scored 9 straight points late in regulation to propel the Highlanders to a 72-62 win. Spencer also had 5 assists, 5 steals, 3 rebounds and a block.
Brown’s junior forward, Andrew McCarthy helped the Bears to a 2-1 record on the week. Against Dartmouth he fell short of triple-double, but still put up an impressive 19 points, 11 rebounds and 7 blocks. On the week he has shot 59.3 percent from the field (16-27) while averaging 15.7 points, 11.5 rebounds and blocks.
Junior Janna Graf guided Yale to a 2-0 record on the week with wins at Harvard 68-63 and at Dartmouth 89-65. She averaged 17.5 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist in the two road wins.
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Junior forward OD Anosike of Siena helped them go 2-1 for the week, averaging 20 points, 15 rebounds and shooting 59 percent from the field. He has a streak of 17 straight double-doubles tying Tim Duncan’s as the second longest in Division I over the last 15 seasons.
Senior Taryn Johnson of Fairfield led them to two wins this week averaging 15 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3.5 steals and 1.5 blocks. Johnson shot 56 percent from the floor netting 9-for-16, while shooting 92.3 percent from the free throw line (12-13).
Junior forward Chris Evans of Kent State led his squad to a pair of wins in a very efficient way, shooting 83 percent from the field (15-18). On Saturday in a win over Toledo, one day before his 21st birthday, he scored a career high 23 points on 9 of 10 shooting. On the week Evans averaged 18.5 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 2.5 steals.
Senior guard Tavelyn James of Eastern Michigan was impressive this week in the Eagles two wins. James dropped a game high 34 points at Buffalo and 31 points against Akron. On the week she averaged 32.5 points, 3 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3 steals.
Junior forward Amin Stevens of Florida A&M helped the Rattlers to a 2-1 record on the week. Stevens averaged nearly a double-double with 15.6 points and 9.6 rebounds in the three games. He also nabbed 2.3 blocks and 1 steal per game.
Coppin State center Jeanine Manley helped guide the Lady Eagles to victories over North Carolina A&T and Hampton. She scored a career-high 38 points and 7 rebounds in the victory over North Carolina A&T. On the week she averaged 25 points, 6.5 rebounds and shot 65 percent from the floor (17-26).
Written by Edison Crawley, NetScouts Correspondent and Special Thanks to Eastern Michigan Athletics, Brown Athletics, MAAC, and Stony Brook for the photos.