The following are NetScouts Basketball’s conference players of the week for games ending January 27, 2013.
Men: Tommy Brenton, Stony Brook,6-5 Senior F
Brenton averaged 13.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 1.5 steals last week. The senior forward contributed 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the win over Boston University. He then recorded a triple-double by racking up 15 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in a win over Maine.
Women: Ebone Henry, Albany, 5-10 Senior G
Henry led her team to a 2-0 week. Henry averaged 18.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 7.0 steals in wins over Boston U. and Vermont. Against BU, Henry scored 15 points to go along with four rebounds, four assists, and eight steals. Against Vermont, Henry scored 21 points and also finished with seven rebounds, six assists, and six steals.
Men: Christian Moon, Montana State, 6-2 Senior G
Moon averaged 17.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.5 steals per game for the week. Moon opened with 24 points, five rebounds, two steals an assist and a block in a 76-68 win over Southern Utah. Moon netted 16 points and went 8-for-8 from as Montana State handed Weber State a loss with. Moon then closed with 12 points, five rebounds and three assists in a 61-59 overtime win over Idaho State.
Women: Lauren Oosdyke, Northern Colorado, 5-11 Senior F
Lauren scored over 20 points in both victories, scoring 24 points over Northern Arizona and following it up with 21 in a win over Sacramento State. Oosdyke also averaged 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game for the week and turned the ball over just twice in 69 minutes.
Men: Chris Eversley, Cal Poly, 6-7 Junior F
The 6-7 forward averaged 24.5 points and 11.0 rebounds to help the Mustangs dispatch Hawai’i and Cal State Northridge at home. Eversley made eight of 11 floor shots en route to 19 points and added eight rebounds with four steals in leading the win against the Hawai’i. He then recorded a double-double with 30 points and 14 rebounds in the victory against CSUN.
Women: Sweets Underwood, UC Santa Barbara, 6-0 Senior F
The 6-0 forward had a double-double against Cal State Northridge. She had 17 points and 11 rebounds. In a narrow 51-50 win against Hawai’i, Underwood had 13 points and four rebounds. For the week, Underwood averaged 15.0 points and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 47.8 (11 of 23) percent overall and 88.9 (8 of 9) percent from the free throw stripe.
Men: Joel Smith, Northeastern, 6-4 Senior G
Smith averaged 22.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists as Northeastern collected a pair of wins. The senior guard had 29 points as the Huskies edged William & Mary 95-91 in 2ot, and followed with 15 points and six assists in a 71-51 triumph over George Mason. For the week, Smith shot 64% (16-25) from the floor, including 5-of-10 from three, and was 7-for-7 at the FT line.
Women: Elena Delle Donne, 6-5 Senior G
Delle Donne averaged 25.0 points per game on strong 60.6 percent (20-33) shooting from the floor. The senior added 7.0 rebounds per game to go along with five blocks, two assists and one steal in 65 minutes of action. Delle Donne also shot 55.6 percent (5-9) from beyond the arc and went 5-7 from the free throw line.
Men: Isaiah Sykes, Central Florida, 6-5 Junior G
Sykes led UCF to pair of victories as he averaged 22.5 points and 7.5 rebounds during the week. . The guard began the week with 24 points, five rebounds and a pair of blocks against Rice. He followed that performance with a double-double in the victory over SMU with 21 points and 10 boards.
Women: Jamierra Faulkner, Southern Miss, 5-6 Junior G
Faulkner finished the week averaging a double-double with 21.0 points and 11.0 assists per game. She also added 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per. Faulkner scored 16 points against Houston, then scored 26 points and recorded 16 assists against Rice.
Men: Alec Brown, Green Bay, Junior C 7-1
At Valparaiso, Brown notched 18 points, collecting six rebounds in a loss. In his next contest Brown had 23 points in a win to reach the 1000 point milestone in his career.
Women: Brandi Brown, Youngstown State, 5-11 Senior F
Brown averaged 26.0 ppg., and 16.5 rpg., in Youngstown State’s two wins. She started the week with 28 points and 17 rebounds in a 72-63 win at Cleveland State. Then Brown scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in just 28 minutes of action as Youngstown State downed Loyola, 75-38.
Men: Christian Webster, Harvard, 6-5 Senior G
The Harvard senior guard came up big in the Crimson’s 82-77 overtime win over Dartmouth. Webster finished with 13 points, going 4-of-9 from long distance, and had two rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks in 41 minutes of action.
Women: Sarah Halejian, Yale, 5-9 Sophomore G
Halejian recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds in a win for Yale. She shot 9-of-16 from the floor (56.2 percent) and also recorded three steals.
Men: Javon McCrea, Buffalo, 6-7 Junior F
McCrea averaged 27 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks shots in games against Kent State and Bowling Green. Against Kent State, the junior forward scored 33 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field. He added 10 rebounds, two steals and four blocked shots. In the win over Bowling Green, McCrea scored 21 points on 7-of-15 shooting from the floor. He added a 14 rebounds and a pair of blocked shots.
Women: Kirsten Olowinski, Miami (OH), 6-1 Senior F
She averaged a double-double with 10.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. In the win over Bowling Green she brought in 15 rebounds while also contributing six points, which proved to be the difference in the 57-54 win. Olowinski was Miami’s leading scorer in its victory over Kent State on Sunday. She finished with 15 points with eight rebounds, and had an assist and a block.
Men: Anthony Downing, a senior guard from Missouri State, averaged 20 points, 2.5 assists and 4 rebounds as Missouri State went 1-1 last week.
Women: Mariana Laramie, a freshman forward from Indiana State, had 17 points, 9 rebounds and 2 steals in a 66=65 loss to Illinois State.
Men: Anthony Drmic, an Australian sophomore forward from Boise State, averaged 23 points and 5 rebounds as Boise State split two games.
Women: Chelsea Hopkins, a senior guard San Diego State, averaged 18 points, 7.5 assists and 8.5 rebounds as the Aztecs went 2-0 last week.
Men: Corey Walden, a sophomore guard from Eastern Kentucky, averaged 23 points, 2.5 assists and l.5 steals as Eastern Kentucky went 1-1 on the week.
Women: Takenya Nixon, a senior guard from Eastern Illinois, averaged 21.5 points, 6 rebounds, and 6.5 assist in two wins.
Men: Kyle Wilson, a freshman forward from Army, averaged 21.5 points and 2.5 rebounds as Army went 1-1 on the week.
Women: Jade Geif, a junior forward from Navy, averaged 16.5 points as in two victories.
Men: Marcos Knight, a senior guard from Middle Tennessee, averaged 15 points, 5 assists and 1.5 steals last week in two wins.
Women: Kortni Jones, a senior guard from Middle Tennessee, averaged 25.5 points and 2.5 assists in two victories.
Men: Trevis Simpson, a junior guard from UNC Greensboro, averaged 35.5 points and six rebounds in two wins.
Women: Ali Ford, senior guard from Elon, had 23 points, 3 assists and 3 rebounds in a loss to Davidson 77-62.
Men: Nate Wolters, a senior guard from South Dakota State, had 26 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in a win against North Dakota State 69-53 as he repeated as conference player of the week.
Women: Tempestt Wilson, a senior guard from South Dakota, averaged 18 points as South Dakota went 2-0 last week.
West Coast Conference
Men: Beau Levesque, a junior forward from Saint Mary’s, averaged 19.5 points and five rebounds as Saint Mary’s went 2-0 last week
Women: Klara Wischer, a senior forward from San Diego, averaged 15 points, six assists and seven rebounds as San Diego won both their games on the week.
Andrew Heath and Steven Siewert are Scouts and Correspondents for NetScouts Basketball.