Friday, November 27, 2015

Two honors for Hawks' Jones

Saint Joseph’s junior guard Carl Jones has been named Atlantic 10 Conference player of the week.

Two honors for Hawks' Jones


Saint Joseph’s junior guard Carl Jones has been named Atlantic 10 Conference player of the week.

Jones led the Hawks to a third-place finish at the Charleston Classic with victories over Georgia Tech and Tulsa. Jones averaged 26 points per game and was named to the all-tourney team.

Jones also was honored by the Big 5 as the co-player of the week along with Temple’s Ramone Moore.

Moore averaged 20 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3 assists as the Owls went 3-1. Moore was named to the all-tournament team at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off as the Owls finished third.

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On the Big 5 men’s honor roll are:

• La Salle sophomore guard Tyreek Duren, who averaged 23.5 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists in a 1-1 week for the Explorers. He scored a career-high 24 points in an overtime loss to Villanova.

• Penn senior guard Zack Rosen, who scored 27 points and hit seven three-pointers against Temple.

• Villanova junior guard Maalik Wayns scored 22 points and had 9 rebounds in an overtime win over La Salle. Wayns also scored 21 points against Delaware.

Penn sophomore guard Alyssa Baron was named Big 5 women’s player of the week. Baron scored 30 points in the Quakers’ 66-57 win over Rider.

On the Big 5 women’s honor roll are:

• Temple senior guard Kristen McCarthy, who scored 16 points in a win at Northeastern. She also scored 14 point in a loss at Ohio State. She had 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds in a loss at Northern Illinois.

• La Salle junior guard Alexis Scott, who averaged 17.5 points and 3 rebounds in two games.

• Saint Joseph’s senior forward Kelly Cavallo, who averaged 12 points and 11.5 rebounds and was named to the TD Bank Classic all-tourney team.

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