first_img2017-18 Southland Women’s Basketball Week 16 Notes (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Senior forward Taylor Baudoin of Central Arkansas earned her third Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award, the league announced Monday. Southland Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Taylor Baudoin, Central Arkansas – Sr. – Forward – Columbus, Miss.Baudoin averaged 29.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in pair of wins, getting a career-high 30 points at McNeese before nearly equaling it three days later in a win over Nicholls. She shot 56.9 percent from the field and averaged five offensive rebounds per game – just one per game fewer than the Sugar Bears’ opponents. The Columbus, Miss., native equaled Nicholls’ second-half scoring total with 18, going 8-for-11 while helping to hold the Colonels to 6-of-22. She played all 40 minutes without a turnover against Nicholls and committed just two in 38 minutes at McNeese. In scoring all 12 Sugar Bear points in first quarter at McNeese, she eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for her career along with a career single-game high of 30. Honorable Mention: Shania Woods, New Orleans; Charliee Dugas, Southeastern Louisiana; Chanell Hayes, Stephen F. Austin. Baudoin previously won the weekly honor on Dec. 11 and Dec. 27.center_img The Sugar Bears (18-7, 11-3 SLC) are on a three-game win streak and sit at third place in the conference standings. They have a pair of top-tier matchups on hand for this week, hosting Stephen F. Austin (21-4, 13-1 SLC) on Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT in a rematch of last year’s Southland tournament championship. They travel to their fellow defending regular season co-champion Abilene Christian (15-9, 9-5 SLC) on Saturday at 1 p.m. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

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