CIAA Announces Basketball Players and Coaches of the Week – 1/16/12
The CIAA yesterday announced its weekly award winners for men’s and women’s basketball through the week ending January 14. Shaw’s Malik Alvin and Chowan’s Talaya Lynch earned player of the week awards.
Malik Alvin continued to pace the Shaw offense this week, averaging 22 points a game in Shaw’s three victories. On the week, he shot for 65.7 percent, including 52.9 percent from beyond the three-point arc. In Shaw’s 103-89 win over Chowan, Alvin scored 28 points – the fourth time this season he hit the 28-point mark. He also added six assists in that performance.
Lynch averaged 23.5 points and nine rebounds a game this week. She was 10-12 from the free throw line to put her at 86% at the line this season. Against Shaw, Lynch scored 27 points (including five threes) and grabbed 10 rebounds.
CIAA Basketball Players and Coaches of the Week