NOC names players of the week
Ponca City Now - December 2, 2014 12:45 pm
Mavericks Head Women’s Basketball Coach Greg Krause announces the Northern Oklahoma College women’s basketball player of the week and Men’s Head Coach Donnie Jackson announces the men’s player of the week.
The women’s player of the week is Alicia Sandlin, a freshman from Blanchard, Okla.; and men’s player of the week is Torey Noel, a freshman from Midwest City.
“ Alicia is doing good work on the boards and is also providing the team with some offense. She scored 18 points and had 8 rebounds in our game against Allen County; and scored 8 points and had 4 rebounds versus Cloud County,” Krause said.
The Lady Mavs defeated Allen County 89-74, lost to Seminole State 71-64 and Cloud County 74-54. Their record stands at 7-5 overall for the season and 0-2 in conference play as of Nov. 30.
“Torey was a huge contributor in our come from behind victory over Seminole State College. He scored 12 points, had 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals, and brought energy to the team in a much needed stretch to push us over the hump. Torey is a freshman starter from Midwest City and works very hard on his studies. He is one of the leaders on the team,” said Jackson.
The Men beat Seminole State 64-58, which was a conference game; and are now 7-3 overall for the season and 1-1 in conference play as of Nov. 30.
The Mavs take on NOC Enid at Enid Dec. 2 and Murray State at Tishomingo Dec. 4. Both are conference games. They return home Dec. 6, when the women play Pratt (Kan.) at 2 p.m. and the men take on Oklahoma Wesleyan at 4 p.m. The men will travel to Arkansas City to participate in the Cowley Classic Dec. 12. They play Butler at 5 p.m., Dec. 12 and Pratt at 5 p.m. Dec. 13.