Madison Temple of Thomas More and Dylan Underwood of Finlandia have been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Players of the Week.
Temple, a senior guard from Cincinnati, OH (Anderson HS), helped lead the third-ranked Saints to a 2-0 record and the championship at the Post-Exam Jam hosted by Hope College last week. She averaged a double-double with 20.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game as she dished out a team-best 12 assists and three steals. In the win over 19th-ranked Baldwin Wallace, Temple had 26 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals. She followed that up with 15 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and one steal against second-ranked Hope. Temple was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Post-Exam Jam.
Underwood, a sophomore guard from Michigan City, IN (South Bend Clay HS) had a strong all-around game against Wisconsin-Stout. He had 16 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and five steals against the Blue Devils.
Others Nominated: Women: Harlee Froberg, Finlandia. Men: None.
November 13 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
November 20 - Samaiya Salley, SUNY Delhi
November 27 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
December 4 - Samaiya Salley, SUNY Delhi
December 11 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
December 18 - Madison Temple, Thomas More
November 13 - Damion King, Thomas More
November 20 - Tahaij Lewis, Alfred State
November 27 - Carlos Ithier, SUNY Delhi
December 4 - Dante Jordan, Alfred State
December 11 - Ryne Callahan, Thomas More
December 18 - Dylan Underwood, Finlandia