This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week are: Brent Long, from MacMurray College and Jessica Jordan, from Fontbonne University.
SLIAC MEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEKf
Long, a sophomore from Jacksonville, Ill., is this week's SLIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week after helping his team go 1-1 in the Cavallo Classic Tournament. Long averaged 22.5 points and 11.0 rebounds in two games during the tournament, earning All-Tournament honors. He netted a high of 26 points, grabbing 13 rebounds, in a win over Rust. He followed with 19 points, on 9-of-13 shooting, in just 26-minutes of action against Luther. Long shot 58.8 percent from the field on the week, going 20-of-34 from the floor.
SLIAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jordan, a freshman from St. Louis, Mo., is the SLIAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week after her performance against Knox College. Jordan, a forward, recorded her first career double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds against Knox. She was 9-of-14 from the field including 2-of-3 from the free-throw line. Jordan grabbed three offensive rebounds and added two steals, one block, and one assist. Jordan is currently averaging 14.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game this season.
- Michaela Balducci, Eureka College (Women's Basketball) Balducci filled up the box score against Millikin, finishing with 10 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists, and 8 steals.
- Ben Kissing, Fontbonne University (Men's Basketball) Kissing finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Concordia (Ill.), going 3-for-3 from three-point range.
- Alex Martin, Spalding University (Women's Basketball) Martin scored 15 of her 20 points against Centre in the fourth quarter and overtime, including knocking down the go ahead three-pointer in overtime to help Spalding secure a win.
- Hunter Ward, Webster University (Men's Basketball) Ward put together back to back 20 point efforts last weekend, averaging 20.5 points per game and earning All-Tournament honors.