Team of the Week

Scoutware The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is's weekly honor roll, in its 18th season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

Men Pos. Women
Adrian Johnson, Fr.
G Cassidy Burkholder, Sr.
Bridgewater (Va.)
Stanley Duncan, Fr.
G Kaitlyn Read, Jr.
Jason Ganley, So.
F Sydney Moss, Sr.
Thomas More
Blake Scinta, Sr.
F Brandi Blattner, Fr.
St. Mary's (Minn.)
Alex Sorenson, So.
North Central (Ill.)
F | C Jordan Holmes, Jr.
Games of Jan. 18-24, 2016


Stanley Duncan
Photo by Steve Frommell, 

Cassidy Burkholder
Burkholder posted her third straight double-double in the Eagles' 82-80 loss to Randolph-Macon in the only game of the week. Burkholder scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds for the Eagles. She also added five assists and four steals. She shot 60 percent from the floor on 9-of-15 shooting.

Kaitlyn Read
Read helped lead the Violets to a 2-0 UAA weekend on the road. She began with game highs in points (20) and rebounds (12) as NYU defeated the University of Chicago 71-55 on Friday night. Then, on Sunday in a come-from-behind 66-64 win over Washington University-St. Louis, Read notched 14 points, four rebounds and three assists.

Sydney Moss
Moss helped lead the top-ranked Saints to a 2-0 record last week as she averaged 24.5 points and 6.0 rebounds per game, while dishing out a team-high-tying 11 assists and blocking two shots and recording two steals. For the week, she shot 54.5 percent from the field (18-of-33), including 55 percent from behind the 3-point arc (11-of-20). Moss scored a season-high 41 points in the win the win over Waynesburg as she was 15-of-23 from the floor, including 9-of-14 from behind the 3-point line.

Brandi Blattner
Blattner averaged a double-double in leading the Cardinals to back-to-back wins vs. Hamline and Macalester. She kicked off the week with a 12-point, 13-rebound effort in the Cardinals' 70-55 win over Hamline, then notched her second double-double of the week, and seventh of the season, with 26 points and 12 rebounds in an 81-56 win vs. Macalester. 

Jordan Holmes
Holmes enjoyed the best two-game shooting stretch in her career as she went a combined 18-for-21 in wins over Hiram and Ohio Wesleyan. She scored 22 points in each contest while averaging 16.0 rebounds and 6.5 blocks per game. Against Ohio Wesleyan, Holmes set a school single-game record by going a perfect 10-for-10 from the field. She has posted double-digit rebounds in all 18 games this season and is shooting 70.4 percent from the field.


Adrian Johnson
Johnson had a remarkable week for Manchester as he led the Spartans to a 1-1 record by averaging 32.5 points, two rebounds and five assists per contest as the Spartans held off Earlham 76-74 in overtime and dropped a 96-80 decision at Anderson. He went 26-of-49 from the field (53 percent), 4-of-9 from outside the arc (44.4 percent) and a perfect 9-for-9 from field. His week was further spotlighted by a double-double at Earlham which included 10 assists.

Stanley Duncan
Duncan was one of three Anderson guards to average more than 20 points per game in a pair of key HCAC victories. In a triple-overtime win at Hanover, Duncan scored a career-high 33 points, including 17 in the overtime sessions. For the week, Duncan shot 66.7 percent (14-of-21) from the field and was 6-of-10 (60 percent) from 3-point range. He was 12-of-13 at the free-throw line (92.3 percent).

Jason Ganley
In a 1-1 week for the Leopards, Ganley averaged 32.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game while shooting 68.8 percent (22-for-32) from the floor. That included going 10-for-15 (66.7 percent) from behind the arc. Ganley broke the program's single-game scoring record in an 81-72 win over Gordon as he scored 39 points on 13-for-17 shooting (6-for-8 from 3-point range) while also grabbing six rebounds. Twenty-three of his 39 points came in the second half. He concluded the week with 26 points (9-for-15 shooting, 4-for-7 from behind the arc), six rebounds, and two assists in an 82-72 loss at Nichols.

Blake Scinta
Scinta scored a career-high 36 points and added 13 rebounds in an 84-78 victory over Millsaps on Sunday. He shot 11-for-18 from the floor and 13-for-13 from the line. He averaged 24.5 points and 10.5 rebounds during the week, connecting on 57.1 percent (16-of-28) of field goals and 94.1 percent (16-of-17) of free throws. 

Alex Sorenson
Sorenson led North Central to two home victories, including Saturday's victory over then-No. 2 Elmhurst, which gave the Cardinals three wins over top 10-ranked opponents and put them in a tie for first place in the CCIW standings. He tied a season high with 27 points against Carthage on his way to averaging 23.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots per game. He shot 20-for-25 from the floor and 6-for-8 from 3-point range.