M/WBB: Braley, Thomas earn SCAC POTW honors

Courtesy: SCAC Media Relations

The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference named their Players of the Week for the week ending January 24th.

Rosie Braley of Colorado College, a sophomore forward from Independence, Mo., has been named SCAC Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week for games played from Friday, January 22 through Saturday, January 23. 

Braley averaged 15.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game to lead Colorado College to a pair of victories at Trinity in CC’s first two games of the season. During Friday’s 57-55 victory, Braley scored on a layup with 2.3 seconds remaining to give Colorado College its first win over Trinity since Feb. 12, 2012, in San Antonio. Braley led Colorado College with 14 points and completed her third career double-double with 10 rebounds. In Saturday’s 64-61 overtime victory, Braley scored the first four points in the extra period to give CC a lead it would not relinquish. She finished the game with 16 points and nine rebounds. Shooting 50 percent from the field on the weekend, she also added three assists, one block and one steal in the two wins.

Seth Thomas of Centenary College, a sophomore forward from Kilgore, Texas, has been named SCAC Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week for games played from Friday, January 22 through Saturday, January 23.

Thomas led the Gents in a road sweep of Schreiner over the weekend. He posted a double-double on Friday, recording a career-high 24 points while grabbing 12 rebounds as the Gents earned the 79-75 victory. On Saturday, Thomas had 17 points and 13 rebounds in 28 minutes of action for his second double-double of the weekend as Centenary took the 70-67 victory.

Thomas’ 13 rebounds established a new career-high, breaking his previous mark of 12 from the previous evening.

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