PLAYER OF THE WEEK: PS-Behrend G Andy Niland was named the Defiance Tournament MVP for helping the Lions capture the tournament title. He scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, while dishing out 12 assists over two games. Niland had double-digit points in all three games over break and shot 80 percent from the free throw line. He drained nine three pointers and averaged 35 minutes a game.
BEST OF THE REST: La Roche F Tyler Frederick averaged a double-double (19.7 points, 11 rebounds) in three games last week, while also providing five blocks, four steals, and shooting 56% from the field...Mount Aloysius F Carlos Palacio scored 18 points and collected 12 rebounds in a 72-64 win over Hampden-Sydney in the D3 Hoops Music City Classic, as his 18 points came on 7-9 shooting including hitting four of five from three...Franciscan G Sean Hickey posted 17 points and pulled down five boards against Chatham, as he hit four three-pointers and handed out two assists.