Jones, Williams named big 5 players of the week
February 4, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Carl Jones of Saint Joseph's and Tyonna Williams of Temple were named the Big 5 Men's and Women's Basketball Players of the Week, respectively, for their outstanding performances.
Jones averaged 17.5 points and 4 rebounds in leading his squad to a pair of wins including a Big 5 victory over Temple. Against the Owls, he tallied 16 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists and hit back-to-back 3-pointers to help erase a nine-point deficit in the last five minutes. Earlier in the week versus Fordham, he scored 19 points and made 7-of-8 free throws in the final minute to seal the victory.
Williams averaged 20 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 4.5 assists in a 2-0 week, playing 38 minutes per game in the contests. She scored a career-best 23 points to go with seven assists and six boards in a road win at UMass. Against Richmond, she had a game-high 17 points and led all players with six assists. For the week, she hit 12-of-13 free throws.
Men’s Honor Roll
- Miles Cartwright (Jr. G) of Penn scored the squad’s last eight points to propel them to an Ivy win over Columbia. He finished the game with a season-best 22 points. In a setback to Cornell, he dished out a career-best nine assists.
- Ramon Galloway (Sr. G) of La Salle averaged 15.5 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists in a 1-1 week for the Explorers. He connected on all 10 of his free throw attempts on the week.
- Khalif Wyatt (Sr. G) of Temple averaged 26.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 4 assists in a 1-1 week for the Owls. In a Big 5 road game at Saint Joseph’s, he netted a career-best 34 points and made a career-high seven 3-pointers. Earlier in the week against Richmond, he scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds.
Women’s Honor Roll
- Brittany Wilson (Sr. G) of La Salle poured in a season-high 30 points and went a perfect 14-of-14 at the charity stripe in a victory at UMass. She added five assists, two blocks, and three steals in the win.
- Chatilla van Grinsven (R-Sr. F) of Saint Joseph’s helped the Hawks to a 2-0 week by averaging 15 points and 10 rebounds per game. In a win over Butler, she netted 12 points and grabbed 11 boards before scoring 18 points to go with three assists in a victory over Rhode Island.