M/WBB: ASC names Players of the Week

Courtesy: ASC Media Relations

The following players were named American Southwest Conference Players of the Week for the week ending January 23rd.

Women’s Players of the Week

EAST DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Alex Harrison, So., F, Louisiana College

Louisiana College sophomore forward Alex Harrison (Oakdale, La.) scored 14 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter and overtime during Saturday’s comeback 84-75 victory against Ozarks. She also grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds with four steals and an assist. This is her second Player of the Week of the season.

WEST DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Brittany Schnabel, G, So., Hardin-Simmons

Hardin-Simmons sophomore guard Brittany Schnabel (Millsap, Texas) had one of the best games of her career as the Cowgirls beat Mary Hardin-Baylor in a 68-55 victory. She played all 40 minutes and had 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals with no turnovers. Schnabel was also 4-of-7 from three-point range to earn her second Player of the Week of the season.

Men’s Players of the Week

EAST DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Kae’ron Baker, Sr., G, Louisiana College

Louisiana College senior guard Kae’ron Baker (Navasota, Texas) scored a career-high 36 points, going 7-of-9 from three-point territory, with another career-best six steals in the Wildcats’ 90-75 victory over UT Dallas. He also grabbed three rebounds and dished out an assist while shooting 12-of-21 rom the field. This is Baker’s second Player of the Week of the season and fifth of his career.

CO-WEST DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Josiah Johnson, So., G, Mary Hardin-Baylor

Mary Hardin-Baylor sophomore guard Josiah Johnson (Big Sandy, Texas) poured in 35 points and grabbed a team-best six rebounds in the Cru’s 94-66 victory at McMurry. It was his sixth 30-point performance of the season. Johnson posted 13 points and six boards in a 77-67 win at Hardin-Simmons to average 24.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.5 steals per contest. This is his fourth Player of the Week of the season.

CO-WEST DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Julian Paredes, Jr., F, Sul Ross State

Sul Ross State junior forward Julian Paredes (El Paso, Texas) scored a career-high 29 points in a 72-70 thriller over East Texas Baptist. He added five rebounds while shooting 10-of-13 from the field, 5-of-6 from beyond the arc and 4-of-5 at the line.

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