Photo courtesy of St. Joseph's (L.I.) athletics
The Team of the Week presented by Scoutware is D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll, in its 21st season of recognizing the top performance at each of the five positions from the previous week.
|Marcus Dempsey, So.
|G||Mary Kate O'Day, So.
|Khyce Randall, Sr.
|G||Kaitlyn Read, Sr.
New York U.
|Adrian Thomas, So.
|G||Brandi Dawson, Jr.
|Maurice Hunter, So.
|F||Audrey Scharmer, Jr.
|Domenico Santiago, Jr.
|C | F||Andrea Iavarone, Sr.
St. Joseph's (L.I.)
|Games of Jan. 22-28, 2018|
Mary Kate O'Day
O'Day averaged 28 points and 9.5 boards in a 2-0 week for the Rams. She scored a career-best 39 points including 27 in the first half on 14-of-25 from the floor with six boards and three steals in the Rams 88-78 win over Fitchburg. She registered a double-double of 17 points and 13 rebounds with six assists in the Rams 87-77 OT win over MCLA
Read led NYU to a pair of UAA victories this weekend, scoring 25 points in each win while shooting 64.3 percent from both the field (18-for-28) and 3-point range (9-for-14). She also averaged 5.5 assists and 8.5 steals this week with a career-high 12 coming in Sunday's win over Case Western Reserve.
Dawson averaged 23 points and five rebounds per game on 67 percent shooting. She became the 13th player in Trine women's basketball history to score 1,000 career points with her 25-point effort in a 58-55 upset win at Hope.
Scharmer averaged 24.5 points and 15.5 rebounds per game over a 1-1 week for the Falcons. The senior forward scored 24 points and pulled down a career-best 21 rebounds against Concordia-Chicago, recording the first 20-20 game in program history. She added 25 points and 10 rebounds in a win at Aurora. For the week, Scharmer shot 62.1 percent from the floor.
Iavarone averaged a double-double of 34.5 points and 26 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Golden Eagles shooting at a 62.5 percent clip. The senior posted a game-high 37 points and broke the St. Joesph's single-game rebound record with 27 boards in an 83-69 win over Farmingdale. In the 74-71 come from behind win over Purchase, the forward shot 78.6 percent from the field (11-for-14) and was a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line for a game-high 32 points. She added 25 boards and six blocks. Iavaone finished the week with 69 total points, 52 rebounds and eight blocks.
Dempsey scored his 1,000th career point and set the school record for points scored in a season in just his 46th game as a Muskie. He averaged 37.5 per game while shooting 59.5 percent from the field. His effort helped lead Muskingum past 23rd-ranked John Carroll.
Randall averaged 33.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game as the Yellow Jackets split a pair of games. In a loss at Mary Hardin-Baylor, Randall recorded 30 points and five rebounds while hitting five three-pointers. He followed with 37 points, nine boards and six assists in a 93-84 win at Concordia (Texas).
Thomas recorded double-doubles last week in conference action against Rhodes and Hendrix. He recorded a career-high 32 points in Sewanee's 99-96 victory over rival Rhodes on 12-of-17 shooting. He added 13 rebounds in the contest. Against Hendrix on Sunday, the sophomore dropped 19 points and earned a new career-best in rebounds with 17 with six coming off the offensive glass as the Tigers defeated the Warriors, 77-56. Thomas averaged 25.5 points per game and 15 rebounds per contest and shot 21-of-39 (53.8 percent) from the floor and 9-of-13 from the charity stripe.
Hunter averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks in two games this week, including a season-high 27-point game in an overtime win against Alma. He shot 67% from the floor.
Santiago averaged team highs of 29.0 points and 15.5 rebounds per game last week as the Mariners went 2-0 in NECC play. He netted 22 of his game-high 32 points in the second half in a win vs. Newbury, shooting 13-for-15 from the floor while grabbing a game-high 15 rebounds. He also had 26 points, 16 rebounds, three assists, one steal and a block in a win over Becker earlier in the week. The Mitchell center shot 23-for-32 (72 percent) from the floor for the week and also went 12-for-13 (92 percent) from the free throw line.