MEN’S BASKETBALL: Tennessee’s Schofield named TSWA award winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s Admiral Schofield earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades Tuesday, netting 30 points with six rebounds in a 76-73 victory against top-ranked Gonzaga.
The Zion, Ill., native made a career-best six 3-pointers in the contest. The senior recorded 25 points in the second half on 10-of-17 shooting with five triples. He scored the final 11 points of the game for the Vols with three 3-pointers, as Tennessee overcame a nine-point deficit in the final six minutes to post the win.
Schofield posts 17.9 points and 6.0 rebounds per game while handing out 25 assists and leading the club in 3-pointers made this season (19) through eight games.
2018-19 TSWA MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
November 13 – Tyree Boykin, Union University
November 20 – Grant Teichmann, Carson-Newman
November 27 – Grant Williams, Tennessee
December 4 – Chris Porter-Bunton, Austin Peay
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Tennessee’s Westbrook garners TSWA weekly honor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee’s Evina Westbrook posted Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors Tuesday, averaging 21.5 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds in a pair of wins for the Lady Vols.
The Salem, Ore., native registered 20 points with four assists, three rebounds and two steals in a home win against Stetson, hitting all nine attempts at the foul line. She netted 14 points during the third quarter, helping UT turn a 20-point deficit into a two-point lead.
The sophomore made 8-of-15 shots from the floor with three 3-pointers, adding six assists and three rebounds in a victory over Texas. It marked her fourth consecutive 20-point outing and the Lady Vols won in Austin for the first time since 2012.
Westbrook posted nine of her 23 points during the second quarter, again helping her club erase an early deficit and take a 40-35 lead at the half. She is averaging 16.6 points, 4.8 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game this season for Tennessee.
2018-19 TSWA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
November 13 – Mika Wester, Carson-Newman
November 20 – Kayla Marosites, Carson-Newman
November 27 – Rennia Davis, Tennessee
December 4 – Klaire Varney, Maryville College