The following are NetScouts Basketball’s conference players of the week for games ending January 13, 2013.
Men: Sam Rowley, Albany, 6-6 Sophomore F
Rowley made the most of his first two career starts last week as he averaged 15.5 points, 13.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.0 steals and shot 72 percent from the field. The sophomore forward, scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting and added a career-best 13 boards while dishing out four assists in a win at Binghamton. He then had 10 points and another 13 boards in a win over Maine.
Women: Morgan Frame, New Hampshire, 6-1 Sophomore F
Frame recorded a double-double with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, and 12 rebounds to lift New Hampshire to a win over UMBC.
Men: Kareem Jamar, Montana, 6-5 Junior G
Jamar, averaged 18.5 points, five rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block per game as Montana earned road wins over North Dakota and Northern Colorado. Jamar shot 70.6 percent from the floor and 66.7 percent from 3-point range. In a 77-62 win over North Dakota, Jamar scored 11 points with seven rebounds, four assists and three steals. Jamar netted 26 points with six assists as Montana beat Northern Colorado 85-77.
Women: Katie Baker, Montana, 6-0 Senior F
Baker, averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in leading Montana to a pair of victories over North Dakota and Northern Colorado. She also went 7-of-8 from the free throw line. Baker had 17 points and four rebounds in the 77-45 victory over North Dakota. In the 56-42 victory over Northern Colorado, Baker totaled 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Men: Mike Caffey, Long Beach State, 6-0 Sophomore G
The 6-0 guard averaged 16.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals in wins over Cal State Northridge and Hawai’i For the week, Caffey shot 54.5 (12-of-22) percent from the field.
Women: Molly Schlemer, Cal Poly, 6-5 Junior C
The 6-5 center averaged 20.0 points and 7.5 rebounds while playing just over 20 minutes per game in victories over UC Davis and Pacific. Schlemer shot an impressive 75.0 (18-of-24) percent from the field. In the 73-71 triumph over the Aggies, Schlemer provided 12 points and six rebounds on 5-of-7 shooting. Schlemer then scored 28 points, making 13-of-17 shots, and added nine boards.
Men: Devon Saddler, Delaware, 6-2 Junior G
Saddler averaged 26.0 points and 5.5 rebounds in Delaware’s 2-0 week. The junior guard scored 23 points in a 69-54 victory over Hofstra. He followed with 29 points and six rebounds in a triumph at Georgia State. For the week, Saddler shot 60.7% (17-of-28) from the floor and 5-of-9 from 3-point range.
Women: Elena Delle Donne, Delaware, 6-5 Senior G
Delle Donne averaged 23.5 points per game to go along with 10.0 rebounds per outing. The senior shot 50 percent from the floor on the week (19-of-38) and perfect from the free throw line (5-of-5).
Men: Keith Clanton, Central Florida,6-9 Senior F
Clanton averaged 24.0 points, 10.5 boards and 3.5 blocks while shooting 78.3 percent (18-of-23) from the field. The scored 36 points at East Carolina making 15-of-19 shots. Against UAB he totaled 13 rebounds, 12 points and three blocks. Clanton shot 84.6 percent (11-of-13) at the free-throw line during the week.
Women: Anete Steinberga, UTEP, 6-2 Senior F
Steinberga averaged 18.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game. She also shot 50.0 percent from the field (12-of-24) and was a perfect 12-of-12 at the free throw line in victories at Tulsa and against East Carolina.
Men: Ryan Broekhoff, Valparaiso,6-7 Senior F
Broekhoff carried Valparaiso, posting 21 points and 10 rebounds in Valpo’s win at UIC. He finished the game 7-of-13 from the floor and went 3-of-6 from three-point range. Broekhoff sits second in the Horizon League with a 17.0 points per game average, leading the League with 8.3 rebounds per game.
Women: Tabitha Gerardot, Valparaiso, 6-1 Junior F
The junior had 26 points and tied her career-high with 17 rebounds as the Crusaders overcame a 15-point deficit in the first half to win over Youngstown State. She finished the game 9-of-13 from the field.
Men: Wesley Saunders, Harvard, 6-5 Sophomore G
The sophomore guard totaled 19 points, in the Crimson’s win at Dartmouth. Saunders dished out six assists while also grabbing five rebounds with two steals and a block.
Women: Christine Clark, Harvard 5-11 Junior G
Clark posted 22 points in 26 minutes of play as Harvard defeated Dartmouth, 88-66. She shot 8-of-11 from the field and hit all five of her free throws. Clark also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds while recording two assists and two steals.
Men: DJ Cooper, Ohio, 6-0 Senior G
Cooper averaged 18.5 points, 6.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds in a 2-0 week for the Bobcats. He connected on 60.0 percent of his field goal attempts (12-of-20), including a 53.8 mark (7-of-13) from 3-point territory. In Ohio’s 86-68 win over Buffalo, Cooper posted 21 points, distributed seven assists. In Ohio’s 61-59 win at Western Michigan, Cooper led the way with 16 points, six assists, five rebounds and two steals.
Women: Mackenzie Loesing, Buffalo, 5-10 Freshman G
Freshman Loesing averaged 17.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in victories over Northern Illinois and Ohio. She had 20 points in the victory over NIU. In the victory over the Ohio, Loesing finished with 14 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals in just 22 minutes of action. She had six steals in total for the week.
Men: Doug McDermott, a junior forward from Creighton, averaged 27.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and two assists in Creighton’s two wins last week.
Women: Khristian Hart, a sophomore guard from Evansville, had 26 points and eight rebounds in a 71-65 Evansville win against Southern Illinois.
Men: Alex Kirk, a sophomore center from New Mexico, averaged 21 points, 11.5 rebounds and l.5 blocks last week in two wins for New Mexico.
Women: Brandi Henton, a sophomore guard from Boise State, had 21 points in an overtime win against Wyoming 70-68.
Men: Isaiah Canaan, a senior guard from Murray State, averaged 25 points, five assists and four rebounds as Murray State split two games on the week.
Women: Jala Harris, a senior guard from Tennessee Tech, averaged 23 points, 2.5 assists and three rebounds in two wins last week.
Men: Mike Muscala, a senior center from Bucknell, had a complete game against Army with 20 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and three blocks in a 76- 55 victory.
Women: Anna Simmers, a senior guard for Army, had 22 points and eight rebounds as Army defeated Bucknell 68-60.
Men: Amos Olatayo, a junior guard from Louisiana Monroe, averaged 20.5 points and six rebounds in two defeats last week.
Women: Chastity Gooch, a sophomore forward from Western Kentucky, had 28 points and 11 rebounds in a 86-68 win versus Florida Atlantic.
Men: Darrel Armstrong, a senior guard from UNC Greensboro, averaged 22 points and 5.5 rebounds as UNC Greensboro went 1-1 on the week.
Women: Sophia Aleksandravicius, a senior forward from Davidson, averaged 17 points and 13.5 rebounds in 58-45 win against Wofford.
Men: Terral Parks, a senior center from Western Illinois, averaged 20.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in two wins.
Women: Megan Waytashek, a sophomore guard from South Dakota State, averaged 21.5 points and eight rebounds in two Jackrabbit wins.
West Coast Conference
Men: Kelly Olynyk, a junior forward from Gonzaga, had 31 points and eight rebounds in a 83-78 win against Saint Mary’s.
Women: Jackie Nared, a junior guard from Saint Mary’s, had 17 points and nine rebounds in a 54-51 win versus Gonzaga.
Andrew Heath and Steven Siewert are Scouts and Correspondents for NetScouts Basketball.