La Salle’s Tyreek Duren and Dayton’s Matt Kavanaugh were named Atlantic Ten Conference co-players of the week on Monday.
Duren, a sophomore point guard, averaged 19.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists. He finished with 18 points, six rebounds and two assists during Wednesday’s 76-70 setback to Temple. The Neumann-Goretti High graduate followed with 21 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals in Saturday’s 80-66 victory over Rhode Island.
Kavanaugh, a junior forward, had 20 points and nine rebounds in Dayton’s 87-72 victory over Xavier on Saturday. It was Dayton's only game this past week.