Hot shots

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Dorothy Ado­mako (Cosby) was re­warded for her hot week at the end of Jan­uary by be­ing named Big East player of the week. She av­er­aged 21.5 points, 11.5 re­bounds and two blocks in a pair of wins dur­ing the week end­ing Feb. 3.

Taja Cole (L.C. Bird) set a ca­reer high with 12 as­sists and recorded a dou­ble-dou­ble with 14 points in Ge­or­gia’s win over Florida on Satur­day. The dou­ble-dou­ble was Cole’s third of the sea­son, and first since a 17point, 11-as­sist ef­fort in a win over Pres­by­te­rian on Dec. 28. Cole en­tered the week­end tied for sixth in the na­tion at 6.5 as­sists per game.

Navy fresh­man Jen­nifer Cole­man (High­land Springs) recorded her sixth dou­ble-dou­ble of the sea­son with 16 points and 11 re­bounds in Satur­day’s win over Col­gate. The game pro­vided an­other in­ter­est­ing feat, as Cole­man had five as­sists and five steals. It was the first time in her short ca­reer she had reached the num­ber five in four dif­fer­ent sta­tis­ti­cal cat­e­gories in a game.

Aaron Duhart (Trin­ity Epis­co­pal) scored 11 points in Army’s loss to Amer­i­can on Satur­day. It was the first time the fresh­man guard had eclipsed the 10-point mark since the guard scored 14, 13 and 11 dur­ing a three-game stretch in late Novem­ber.

Charles Falden (L.C. Bird) re­ceived his first two ca­reer starts for Winthrop this past week, and re­sponded by av­er­ag­ing 16.5 points and 7.5 re­bounds over the two-game spread. The sopho­more is av­er­ag­ing 7 points and 3.7 re­bounds through 23 games this sea­son.

Charme Lilly (Cosby) tore her the ACL in her right knee in late Jan­uary and will miss the re­main­der of her fresh­man sea­son. Lilly av­er­aged 5.6 points, hit 18 3-point­ers and av­er­aged 18.5 min­utes per game as one of North Carolina A&T’s top play­ers off the bench.

J.J. Matthews (Mill­wood) matched a ca­reer-best 15 points Taja Cole (L.C. Bird) had 14 points and 12 as­sists in Ge­or­gia’s win over Florida. Her av­er­age of 6.5 as­sists is sixth in the na­tion.

in Arkansas State’s loss to Troy on Satur­day. The sopho­more for­ward also scored 15 in the Red Wolves’ sea­son-open­ing loss to Abi­lene Chris­tian.

Na’Jai Pol­lard (High­land Springs) burned the nets all week for Delaware State, av­er­ag­ing 33 points in a pair of MEAC losses. Pol­lard matched a sea­son-high 36 points against South Carolina State, two point shy of ty­ing her ca­reer high. With 30 points against North Carolina A&T, she scored 30 or more points in the same week for the first time in her ca­reer. It was the sec­ond time she had achieved 30 or more points in back-to-back games this sea­son. Head­ing into Satur­day’s game, Pol­lard ranked sixth in the na­tion at 22.8 points per game and 27th with 10.8 re­bounds per con­test.

Sam­ford fresh­man Dean­dre Thomas (Mill­wood) en­joyed a week of ca­reer highs. The guard scored 11 points in a Thurs­day loss to UNC Greens­boro, then played a ca­reer-high 22 min­utes in a win over VMI on Satur­day.

Ja­son Wade (Trin­ity Epis­co­pal) set a ca­reer high with 11 points in Old Do­min­ion’s vic­tory over Mid­dle Ten­nessee State on Satur­day. His pre­vi­ous high of 9 was set at the end of Jan­uary against North Texas.

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Penn State guard Rasir Bolton (13), seen against North­west­ern on Mon­day, had 14 points and six re­bounds in a win over the Wild­cats.

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