MEN’S BASKETBALL: King’s Floyd named TSWA award winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – King University’s Jordan Floyd earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors on Tuesday, averaging 26.0 points and 5.0 assists in a pair of wins for the Tornado.
The Stone Mountain, Ga., native netted 25 points with four rebounds and six assists off the bench at North Greenville, hitting 9-of-14 shots overall, including 5-for-7 from 3-point range. The junior guard recorded 27 points, four assists and two steals inn just 23 minutes off the bench against Southern Wesleyan, connecting on 8-of-15 shots with three more 3-pointers.
He was 8-for-8 at the foul line versus SWU and 10-of-10 at the charity stripe for the week. Floyd has scored at least 20 points in each of the last six games for the Tornado and is averaging a team-high 21.1 points with 2.2 assists in only 25.2 minutes per game this season.
2017-18 TSWA MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
November 14 – Devin Whitfield, Trevecca University
November 21 – Dylan Windler, Belmont
November 28 – Grant Williams, Tennessee
December 5 – Nick King, Middle Tennessee
December 12 – Fatodd Lewis, UT Martin
December 19 – Amanze Egekeze, Belmont
December 27 – Nick King, Middle Tennessee
January 3 – Averyl Ugba, Austin Peay
January 9 – Garrison Mathews, Lipscomb
January 16 – Jeremiah Martin, Memphis
January 23 – Dylan Windler, Belmont
January 30 – Adrian Thomas, University of the South
February 6 – Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Trevecca’s Hackett garners TSWA weekly honor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Trevecca University’s Callie Hackett garnered Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades on Tuesday, netting 25.5 points and 4.0 3-pointers per game in two contests for the Trojans.
The Carthage, Tenn., native scored a career-high 33 points at Walsh University, the second-most points scored in a single game in school history. The junior guard made 10-of-15 shots overall with five 3-pointers and was 8-for-8 at the foul line.
Hackett posted 18 points with three assists and two steals at Malone University, hitting three more triples. She was 7-of-10 at the foul line as well. She is averaging 17.0 points per game while shooting 42 percent from behind the arc.
2017-18 TSWA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
November 14 – Mika Wester, Carson-Newman
November 21 – Haris Price, Carson-Newman
November 28 – Kylee Smith, Belmont
December 5 – Chelsey Shumpert, Union University
December 12 – Kendall Spray, UT Martin
December 19 – Ant’Treasia Patton, Cumberland University
December 27 – Kylee Smith, Belmont
January 3 – Sally McCabe, Belmont
January 9 – Chelsey Shumpert, Union University
January 16 – Jada Perkins, Union University
January 23 – Chelsey Shumpert, Union University
January 30 – Kori West, King University
February 6 – Kendall Spray, UT Martin