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2019-20 Women's Basketball Players of the Week

November 18, 2019

Nikki Matters, Principia College

In her season opener, Nikki Matters set a Principia program record for most points in a game with a 44 point outing against Rockford. Matters, a senior guard from Mt. Prospect, Ill., put up 44 points, topping the previous mark of 39, in a narrow double-overtime loss to Rockford. Matters went 10-of-25 from the floor, knocking down four three's and hitting on 20-of-23 free-throws. She also added 6 rebounds and 6 assists in the game. 

November 11, 2019  

Lexie Black, Blackburn College

Black is the first weekly award winner for the 2019-20 season after helping Blackburn College to their first 2-0 start to the season since 1996-97. Black, a sophomore from Belleview, Mo., averaged 17.5 points in the two wins, shooting 47-percent from the field. She scored 15 points in the Beavers season-opening win over Alverno, going 9-of-11 from the free-throw line. She also added three rebounds and two assists in the win. The next day she scored 20 points, on 6-of-11 shooting, chipping in four rebounds. On the week she averaged 17.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists.