MEN’S BASKETBALL: Belmont’s Windler named TSWA award winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont University’s Dylan Windler earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades, averaging 23.0 points and 14.5 rebounds in two victories for the Bruins.
The Indianapolis, Ind., native posted 23 points, 16 rebounds and four assists in a win against Southeast Missouri, securing a double-double with two minutes left in the first half. He made 7-of-14 shots overall with a pair of 3-pointers and hit all seven free throw attempts.
The senior forward followed that with 23 points and 13 boards versus UT Martin, his 28th career double-double. He connected on 8-of-13 shots with five 3-pointers, helping the Bruins post their fifth consecutive victory.
Windler ranks among OVC leaders in 10 statistical categories, including first in rebounding and third in scoring. He is one of only five NCAA Division I men’s basketball players in the nation averaging 19.0 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game entering February.
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
December 24 – Kyvon Davenport, Memphis
December 31 – Jordan Bone, Tennessee
January 9 – Dylan Windler, Belmont
January 16 – Grant Teichmann, Carson-Newman
January 23 – Donovan Donaldson, Tusculum University
January 29 – Garrison Mathews, Lipscomb
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Carson-Newman’s Price garners TSWA weekly honor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Haris Price posted Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors, netting 31.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists in two games, including the second-most points in a single game in school history for the Eagles.
The Gatlinburg, Tenn., native scored 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting with a pair of 3-pointers against Lincoln Memorial, adding 10 rebounds, four assists and six steals in the 81-71 victory.
The senior guard then registered 44 points versus Lenoir-Rhyne, hitting 16-of-26 field goals with four triples and 8-for-9 at the foul line. She collected five boards, four assists and three steals in the 89-81 win.
It marked the most points for a Carson-Newman player in a single game since Data Caldwell set a school record with 47 points against Lemoyne-Owen on February 22, 1979. Price averages 19.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game for the Eagles.
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
December 24 – Jenny Roy, Belmont
December 31 – Ellie Harmeyer, Belmont
January 9 – Klaire Varney, Maryville College
January 16 – Britton Boyer, Trevecca University
January 23 – Kayla Marosites, Carson-Newman
January 29 – Morgan Martin, Union University