|David Fatoki, Sr.
|G||Jordan Miller, Jr.
|Jayme Moten, Jr.
North Central (Ill.)
|G||Sydney Moss, Jr.
|Carl Joseph, Sr.
|F||Jess Rheinheimer, Jr.
|Joey Flannery, So.
|F||Mairead Hynes, Fr.
|Ryan Saarela, Jr.
|C||Kelecia Harris, Jr.
|Games of Dec. 1-7, 2014|
|Mass-Boston photo by Kelsey MacIsaac|
Despite playing limited minutes in a blowout win, Miller set a career high with 17 points at home against Southern Virginia, and then matched that with 17 more at Frostburg State. She missed just five shots this week, going 11-for-16 for a 68.8% effort from the field. That total included eight made 3-pointers, as the junior knocked down eight of her 12 attempts from long range. She added six rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals.
Moss averaged 32.5 points and 6.0 rebounds last week, while also dishing out nine assists and recording eight steals in leading the Saints to a 2-0 start in the PAC. Moss scored a season-high 42 points at Waynesburg, while pulling down nine rebounds and followed that with 23 points and eight assists against Westminster in 22 minutes.
Rheinheimer led EMU to a pair of wins over NCAA Tournament teams, including ODAC rival Randolph-Macon. She averaged 25 points with 6.5 rebounds, four assists and two steals, shooting 54.5 percent from the floor and from 3-point range. As part of an 81-76 win at Randolph-Macon, she poured in a career high 27 points with six rebounds.
Hynes averaged 21.3 points, 17.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in a 3-0 week for the Camels. Hynes connected at a 51 percent clip from the field (24-for-47) and was 16-for-22 from the line (73 percent). She exploded with 26 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Camels past Trinity in a 70-53 victory Thursday night before closing out the week with 24 points and 17 boards in a 71-61 victory against St. Joseph (Conn.).
Harris scored the game-winning layup against Lebanon Valley at the buzzer to cap a 2-0 week for the Lions. She averaged a double-double on the week with 17.5 points and 15.0 rebounds per game. Harris posted 12 points and a season-high 19 rebounds in a win at Widener and then had 23 points and 11 rebounds in the home win vs. Lebanon Valley.
Fatoki averaged 13 points and 7.5 assists per game and did not commit a turnover in 56 minutes. Fatoki had 11 points and six assists in an 83-48 win over La Verne on Friday, and followed that up with 15 points and nine assists in a 79-77 win over Trinity (Texas). He shot 66.7 percent (10-15) from the field, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range.
Moten kept North Central unbeaten with two consecutive season-high scoring performances. Made game-tying 3-pointer with 27 seconds left to force OT against Pomona-Pitzer, then sank game-tying 3-pointer and assisted on the game-winning basket in overtime to seal the win. He averaged 23.5 points in two games, while shooting 12-for-17 from beyond the arc.
Joseph averaged a team-leading 28.0 points per game and shot better than 66 percent from the field, 50 percent from behind the arc. He pulled down 16 rebounds, and also had five steals and two blocked shots. In a win over 11th ranked MIT, Joseph finished with a team-leading 23 points and shot 56.2% (9-for-16) from the field and 5-for-7 at the line. He had eight boards and four steals. In Saturday's conference opener he recorded a career-best 33 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots.
Flannery put together an impressive three-game stretch averaging 26.3 points and 5.7 rebounds while shooting 45.8 percent from the floor and 87.5 percent (28-of-32) at the free throw line in a 3-0 week for the Beavers. He finished with 19 points, five rebounds and three assists in a 68-48 win over Bowdoin, and then poured in 31 points, including a 13-for-14 effort from the free throw line, to go along with seven rebounds and five steals in Saturday's 68-63 win vs. Tufts. On Sunday he scored 22 of his game-high 29 points in the second half, and grabbed five rebounds as Babson defeated Salem State, 73-71.
The Tommies were in danger of an 0-2 MIAC start for just the second time in 34 seasons as they trailed St. John's on the road in the final 10:00, but Saarela stepped up with career highs in points (20), rebounds (13) and blocks (four) in his first career double double to help the Tommies post a 77-69 win. His day included nine offensive rebounds. Saarela shot 70 percent (16-of-23) in two road games and averaged 16.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks.