Team of the Week

Scoutware The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll, in its 20th season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.

Men Pos. Women
Brendan Wind, So.
Nazareth
G Cassidy Chapko, Sr.
Cortland St.
Jamail Stanley, Sr.
Old Westbury
G Madison Temple, So.
Thomas More
Travion Kirkendoll, Jr.
Centenary (LA)
G Megan Kuether, Sr.
Ohio Wesleyan
Steven Weidlich, Sr.
Susquehanna
G | F Mikaela Eppard, Jr.
Elmhurst
Adam Reynolds, Sr.
Benedictine (Ill)
F | C De'Mean Bond, Fr.
Kean
Games of Feb 6 - Feb. 12, 2017

Women's

Cassidy Chapko

Chapko averaged 32 points and four rebounds per game in two Cortland road victories. She set new school single-game records with 43 points and nine 3-pointers (9-of-14) in an 85-65 win at Buffalo State Friday. Her 43 points broke the previous school record that stood for 23 seasons. She scored 18 points in the third quarter to help overcome a halftime deficit. The following afternoon, Chapko scored all of her game-high 21 points in the second half as the Red Dragons rallied for a 69-63 win at Fredonia. She finished the week shooting 60 percent overall (23-of-38), including 50 percent from 3-point range (10-of-20), and 80 percent from the foul line (8-of-10).

Madison Temple

Temple helped lead the Saints to a 2-0 record last week as she averaged 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, while dishing out 14 assists and recording seven steals. She shot 70.8 percent (17-of-24) from the field, including 75.0 percent (six-of-eight) from behind the three point arc. Temple recorded her first career triple-double in the Saints' win over Westminster as she scored 18 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and dished out 10 assists in 19 minutes of action.

Megan Kuether

Kuether scored 16 of her game-high 23 points during the second half as Ohio Wesleyan defeated Hiram, 69-63, on Wednesday.  She went 4-for-4 from the line during the final 20 seconds to seal the outcome and led the Bishops with 23 points and 6 assists.  On Saturday, in a 74-57 win against Wooster, she scored 4 points during a 9-0 run that gave Ohio Wesleyan the lead for good and went on to lead the Bishops with 18 points and 6 assists.  On the week, Kuether averaged 20.5 points and 6.0 assists per game.

Mikaela Eppard

Named the CCIW's Player of the Week for a third time on Monday, Eppard averaged 21 points and 15.5 rebounds while shooting 79.8 percent from the field in a pair of CCIW wins last week. She totaled 20 points, 16 rebounds and five assists while shooting 7-of-11 from the floor in Elmhurst's 75-58 won over Carthage on Wednesday. She added 22 points, 15 rebounds and added three assists in an 85-65 win at North Central on Saturday while shooting 10-of-13 from the floor. The two wins clinched Elmhurst a spot in the CCIW Tournament. 

De'Mean Bond

Bond averaged a double-double 17.5 points, 16.5 rebounds, 4.5 blocks and 4.0 steals per game in a 1-1 week for Kean. She opened the week with a double-double 16 points, 21 rebounds, four blocks, and five steals in an NJAC defeat to Rowan. She then registered her 13th double-double of the season by notching 19 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks, and three steals in a 76-70 NJAC road win at Stockton.

Men's

Brendan Wind

 
Brendan Wind
Nazareth Athletics photo

Wind enjoyed a sensational three-game stretch last week for Nazareth, who stand at 15-8 overall. The sophomore guard averaged 38.3 points and 7.3 assists as he eclipsed career-high point totals in all three games. He scored 29 in a 90-83 win over Houghton last Tuesday, then added 38 points in a 80-71 win over Elmira last Thursday. He topped it off with 48 points in a 103-93 double overtime loss at St. John Fisher last Saturday. For the week, Wind shot 37-for-66 (.561) from the field and 41-for-50 (.820) from the free throw line. 

Jamail Stanley

Stanley scored his 1,000th-career point by contributing 24 points (7-of-12 FG, 10-of-13 FT) in leading Old Westbury to a 94-81 home win over Yeshiva in just his 45th career game.  He also tied a career-high with a game-leading 17 rebounds (tied career-high 9 offensive) to go with 3 assists and 2 blocks in the victory.  Stanley followed with 22 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block and 1 steal to register his 16th double-double of the season (29th career) in the Panthers' 84-82 home victory against first place Farmingdale State.

Travion Kirkendoll

Kirkendoll averaged 29 points in the two games this week to help Centenary clinch a spot in the SCAC Tournament. He scored a career high 37 points on Friday night, but the Gents came up just short of the SCAC leaders Schreiner. On Saturday, he scored 21 points, grabbed seven boards, and dished out five assists in a win over Trinity. On the week, Kirkendoll averaged 55% from the floor and shot 10-16 from beyond the arc; he also contributed 5 rebounds and 4 assists per game.

Steven Weidlich

Weidlich averaged 26 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists as Susquehanna beat Catholic and Drew to remain in first place in the Landmark.  He shot 54% from the field and 45% from the arc and scored the first 11 of his team's points against Drew.

Adam Reynolds

Reynolds had wo double-doubles in a 2-0 week for No. 16 Benedictine, averaging 24.5 points and 12.5 rebounds while shooting 64.5 percent. He scored a career best 29 points in a win over Concordia Chicago that sealed a second consecutive outright NACC title; he added 13 boards while making 11 field goals.