|Jace Richardson, Jr.
University of the Ozarks
|G||Chloe Roach, Fr.
|Tahron Harvey, Sr.
|G||Jessica Lam, Sr.
|Jourdain Bell, So.
|G | F||Kara Hageman, Jr.
Case Western Reserve
|Marcus Delpeche, Sr.
|F||Sara Tarbert, Sr.
|Brad Perry, Fr.
|C||Morgan McCollian, Sr.
|Games of Jan. 23-29, 2017|
Roach led EMU to a pair of big wins, including notching a double double in Saturday's 66-59 win over second-place Guilford. The guard racked up 19 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists against the Quakers, and scored 8 of EMU's points during a decisive 13-0 run. Roach also scored a career high 26 in Wednesday's 74-45 win at Shenandoah. For the week she averaged 22.5 points on 54.8% shooting, adding 8.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
Lam broke her own program single-game scoring record with 41 points in a win vs. Randolph-Macon and added 24 points in a win over Hollins. She shot 64.7 percent from the floor, including 63.6 percent from 3-point range. She also hit 75 percent of her free throws. Lam played 79 of a possible 80 minutes and had just one turnover. She also averaged 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game.
Hageman averaged 34.5 points over the two University Athletic Association games, shooting 69.4% from the floor (25-for-36), 70.0% from three point range (seven-for-10), while adding 5.5 rebounds per game. She led the Spartans to a 80-78 win over Chicago on Friday night, matching her career-high with 28 points. On Sunday, she broke the school records for points and field goals made in a game, shooting 16-of-21 overall and three-of-four from long range, while adding five rebounds, two assists and a steal, en route to a school-record 41 points in a 92-79 loss to Washington.
Tarbert totaled 39 points and 13 rebounds in a home win over Lebanon Valley, then registered 18 points and 13 boards in a setback at MAC Commonwealth-leading Albright for her 20th straight double-double to open the season.
McCollian led the Bulldogs to a 2-0 record averaging 24.5 points and 10.5 rebounds in the two games last week. She shot 67.9 percent from the field in the two games and 91.7 percent from the free throw line. McCollian opened the week with her fourth double-double of the season (20 points, 11 rebounds) in the win over King's despite playing just 20 minutes and added a season-high 29 points and nine rebounds in the road win over Eastern.
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Richardson averaged 25.5 points, 7.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game to lead the Eagles to a 1-1 record last week. Richardson hit 18-of-27 shots from the field (.660) and hit 13-of-16 from the free throw line (.810).
Harvey averaged 23 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists in a 3-0 week. He scored more than 20 points in all three games and tallied a double-double against MSOE with 25 points and 12 boards. Harvey shot 63% from the floor, 44% from three, and 85% from the FT line.
Bell averaged 28.5 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds and shot 60% from the floor and 40% from beyond the arc. He began the week with 23 points, four rebounds and six assists in an 83-56 win at Maine Maritime. Bell then poured in a career-high 34 points on 11-of-19 to go along with eight assists and six rebounds in a close 98-90 loss at conference leader Husson.
In Saturday's win over No. 4 Tufts, Delpeche erupted for a game-high 28 points, shooting 10-of-16 from the floor and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line. He grabbed 11 rebounds and added two assists, two steals and a block in 33 minutes. Delpeche led the Bobcats (14-6) to a 2-0 week, beginning with a 13-point, 13-rebound effort in Wednesday's 87-78 victory at Salem State.
Perry shot an astounding 14-16 from the field as Carthage beat CCIW foes Carroll and No. 16 Augustana. He scored 17 points and made two key blocks, one to send the game into overtime against Augustana. Perry also recorded his second career double-double against Carroll and was named CCIW Player of the Week.