McDermott Named MVC Newcomer of the Week
ST. LOUIS – UNI freshman level guard Maya McDermott was named the Missouri Valley Convention after her efficiency in two video games towards Indiana State.
She scored a career-high 20 factors in Friday’s win over Indiana State with out lacking a discipline purpose, going 6-for-6 from the sector, 3-for-3 from deep and 5-for-5 from the road in a 95-69 win over the Sycamores. The freshman additionally added a pair of assists and a block in simply quarter-hour on the court docket.
McDermott adopted up that efficiency with 9 factors, on 3-for-6 capturing, and 7 assists to guide the Panthers to an 88-53 win over Indiana State on Saturday.
For the weekend, McDermott averaged 14.5 factors and shot 75% (9-for-12) from the sector, 66.7% (4-for-6) from three and 7-for-7 on the free-throw line, whereas taking part in solely 15.5 minutes per contest.
She was additionally named the Faculty Sports activities Insanity Participant of the Week within the convention.
The Panthers play only one recreation this weekend, a street match-up towards Drake Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Des Moines.