CIAA Men's and Women's Basketball Players of the Week

 

CIAA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
For the week ending January 31, 2010

Player of the Week
Brittany Wright, Livingstone College
Forward, Junior, 6-0, East Orange, NJ

Week's Stats

Games

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF  REBS

DEF REBS

PTS

AST

ST

BS

PPG AVG

2

12

32

3

7

8

11

6

8

35

0

4

1

17.5

Top Performance vs. Virginia Union,   1/25/10

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF

DEF

PTS

AST

ST

BS

7

13

3

6

5

7

4

5

22

0

1

0

Player of the Week - Notes of Interest
Wright had a solid week for the Blue Bears helping them to a 1-1 record and an upset victory over the Shaw Bears Thursday evening. Wright had a strong game against VA Union on Monday, coming up just one rebound short of a double-double as she had 22 points and 9 boards.

 

Rookie of the Week
No Nominations

 

Newcomer of the Week
Ariel Brown, Saint Augustine's College
Guard, Junior, 5-8, Cherry Hill, NJ

Week's Stats

Games

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF  REBS

DEF REBS

PTS

AST

ST

BS

PPG AVG

2

8

16

1

1

0

0

2

3

17

4

2

0

8.5

Top Performance vs. Johnson C. Smith,   1/28/10

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF

DEF

PTS

AST

ST

BS

5

10

1

1

0

0

2

2

11

3

0

0

Newcomer of the Week - Notes of Interest
Brown averaged 8.5 points and shot 50% from the floor in two games last week. 

 

Coach of the Week
Donna Polk, Bowie State University
The surging Lady Bulldogs, ranked 5th in the NCAA Atlantic Region, are winners of seven of their last eight games.  Head Coach Donna Polk recorded another unbeaten week, defeating Shaw and Elizabeth City State to improve BSU's record to 11-4 overall, 11-2 in the CIAA and 1-0 in the East. 


CIAA MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
For the week ending January 31, 2010

Player of the Week
Rodney Callwood, Shaw University
Forward, Senior, 6-6, 215, Hempstead, NY

Week's Stats

Games

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF  REBS

DEF REBS

PTS

AST

ST

BS

PPG AVG

2

21

37

0

0

18

22

8

7

60

0

0

1

30.0

Top Performance vs. Bowie State,   1/25/10

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF

DEF

PTS

AST

ST

BS

12

21

0

0

14

17

6

4

38

0

0

0

Player of the Week - Notes of Interest
Despite two Shaw losses this week, Callwood's play was stellar. He scored a career-high 38 points and added 10 rebounds against Bowie State on Monday.  Against Livingstone, he paced the Bears with 22 points - giving him 60 points for the week - over half of Shaw's total points. 

 

Rookie of the Week
Nick Chamblee, Saint Augustine's College
Guard, Freshman, 6-0, 160, Hampton, VA

Week's Stats

Games

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF  REBS

DEF REBS

PTS

AST

ST

BS

PPG AVG

2

7

10

1

2

5

6

0

5

20

8

3

0

10.0

Top Performance vs. Lincoln   1/25/10

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF

DEF

PTS

AST

ST

BS

5

6

0

0

4

4

0

3

14

2

1

0

Rookie of the Week - Notes of Interest:
Chamblee averaged 10 points and four assists in two games last week.

 

Newcomer of the Week
Travis Hyman, Bowie State University
Center, Sophomore, 6-11, 225, Annapolis, MD

Week's Stats

Games

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF  REBS

DEF REBS

PTS

AST

ST

BS

PPG AVG

2

9

18

0

0

4

8

4

10

22

1

1

16

11.0

Top Performance vs. Elizabeth City State,   1/28/10

FG

FGA

3FG

3FGA

FT

FTA

OFF

DEF

PTS

AST

ST

BS

6

11

0

0

2

4

2

6

14

0

1

13

Newcomer of the Week - Notes of Interest:
Hyman was a beast on the defensive end of the court. The CIAA's leading shot blocker, continued to alter opposing teams shots, swatting away a school-record 13 against Elizabeth City State.  In two games this week, Hyman averaged 11 points, eight blocked shots and seven rebounds. 

 

Coach of the Week
Lonnie Blow, Jr., Saint Augustine's College
Coach Blow led the Falcons to a 2-0 record last week including an 85-78 win over two-time defending CIAA champion Johnson C. Smith. On Wednesday, the Falcons were ranked eighth in the Atlantic Region.