MEN’S BASKETBALL: Memphis’ Davenport named TSWA award winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – University of Memphis forward Kyvon Davenport earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades Tuesday, averaging 13.5 points and 13.5 rebounds with a pair of double-doubles in two wins for the Tigers.
The Gainesville, Ga., native registered 15 points and a career-best 15 rebounds in just 25 minutes in a victory over Arkansas-Little Rock, hitting 5-of-8 shots with one 3-pointer against the Trojans. The senior recorded 12 points and 12 boards in a win in 19 minutes of action against Tennessee State, connecting on 8-for-12 at the foul line.
It marked the third straight double-double and fourth and fifth double-doubles of the season for Davenport. It was also the 12th and 13th double-doubles of his two-year career with the Tigers. He is averaging 15.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game this season.
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
December 11 – Admiral Schofield, Tennessee
December 18 – Terry Taylor, Austin Peay
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Belmont’s Roy garners TSWA weekly honor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont’s Jenny Roy posted Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors Tuesday, recording 15.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in two wins for the Bruins.
The Brentwood, Tenn., native collected 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals in a victory at Chattanooga, hitting 5-of-8 shots overall. It marked the first win for the Bruins over the Mocs in 40 years.
The senior guard followed that with a career-high 17 points along seven boards, four assists and three blocks in a win versus Arkansas State. Roy connected on 7-of-8 shots with a pair of 3-pointers. She is averaging 10.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game this season for Belmont.
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
December 11 – Evina Westbrook, Tennessee
December 18 – Kori West, King University