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Monday, January 24, 2011

'Nova's Fisher named Big 5 Player of Week

A career-high effort could not lead Villanova past Connecticut, but it was enough to help guard Corey Fisher earn Big 5 Men's Player of the Week honors.
Temple's Shea Peddy and Alyssa Baron of Penn shared Women's Player of the Week honors.
Fisher averaged 22 points and 6.5 assists in a pair of road games last week. He had a career-high 28 points and six assists in a 61-59 loss at Connecticut and followed that with a 16-point, seven-assist effort in Villanova's 83-72 victory over then No. 3 Syracuse.
Peddy averaged 19.5 points and four steals in wins over Saint Joseph's and Penn. Baron,, a freshman, averaged 20 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals as the Quakers knocked off La Salle and fell to Temple. She also was named Ivy League Rookie and co-Player of the Week.

Men's Honor Roll
  • Aaric Murray, La Salle: The All-Delco center from Glen Mills scored 20 points, including the winner, as La Salle defeated Rhode Island, 76-75, for its first A-10 win.
  • Khalif Wyatt, Temple: Averaged 23 points and 3.5 assists as Temple beat Penn and fell at Xavier.
  • Tyler Beranardini, Penn: Scored a career-high 27 points, which included five 3-pointers, as the Quakers snapped a 16-game Big 5 losing streak with a 73-61 victory over Saints Joseph's.

Women's Honor Roll

  • Kelly Cavallo, Saint Joseph's: Averaged 13 points and 12 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Hawks.
  • Ashley Gale, La Salle: Averaged 15 points, 3.5 assists and 39 minutes in a pair of games last week.


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