ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Hannibal-LaGrange junior Ashleigh Hurd-Spencer has been named as the American Midwest Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week after her performance against Benedictine-Springfield.
The Adelaide, Australia native's 26 points, seven rebounds and three assists helped the Lady Trojans find their first win of the season. Hurd-Spencer also finished shooting 64 percent from the field while nailing six treys in just over 21 minutes of play.
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Xavielle Brown posted a career-night last Thursday (Dec. 5) at Williams Baptist College, leading Park University to a 98-84 win with 31 points, and Monday (Dec. 9) he was named American Midwest Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
Brown arrived at 31 with nine makes from the floor in 18 tries, including 4-of-9 from beyond the 3-point arc. He also connected on 9-of-11 at the foul line.
A sophomore from Fort Wayne, Ind., Brown leads Park at 18 points per game, fifth among AMC scorers and 42nd in NAIA Division I Men's Basketball. At Williams Baptist, he had four assists, a block and two steals, pulling his 2013-14 steals total to a dozen, which ranks eighth in the American Midwest Conference.
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Winter weather in the southern half of the American Midwest Conference's southern footprint has forced the postponement of men's and women's basketball games for seven AMC institutions, including Park University and Lyon College, who were to play tonight at 5:30 (women) and 7:30 (men) in Batesville, Ark.
Winter weather also cancelled Mid-Continent University's first AMC trip, to Missouri Baptist University and Hannibal-LaGrange. The Cougars were to play MBU Thursday evening, followed by games Friday night in Hannibal. Both doubleheaders will be rescheduled.
ST. LOUIS - Tonight's AMC Basketball men's and women's basketball games between Missouri Baptist and Mid-Continent have been postponed due to inclement weather, and officials at Williams Baptist and Park University moved the doubleheader between the Eagles and Pirates to 3 p.m. (women) and 5 p.m. (men).
Columbia, Mo. - Derrick Dilworth of the Cougar men's basketball team has been named this week's recipient of the American Midwest Conference (AMC) Player of the Week award. He is receiving the honor for the first time this season, joining teammate Zach Rockers (Nov. 4th).