Norfolk, VA – Maryland Eastern Shore’s Percy Woods was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. Prince Okoroh of Howard was named Rookie of the Week while Yannick Crowder of Florida A&M earned Defensive Player of the Week accolades.
Woods (G, 6-1, 190, Jr., Hyattsville, Md.) scored 16 points with 10 assists, and five steals to lead Maryland Eastern Shore to a 95-69 win over Mercy. Woods connected on 6-of-11 baskets (54%) including 4-of-6 from long range. He also hit 6-of-7 free throws and added two rebounds in just 25 minutes of play.
Okoroh (F, 6-5, 190, Fr., Glenarden, Md.) averaged 13.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks to help the Bison finish 1-1 last week. In a 75-67 win over Delaware State Okoroh scored a career-best 21 points, shooting 10-of-12 from the field, with four rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals.
Crowder (F/C, 6-8, 215, Sr., Stone Mountain, Ga.) averaged 10.0 rebounds, 4.3 blocks and 2.0 steals in three games last week for the Rattlers. He grabbed 13 boards and blocked seven shots with four steals against Allen. He recorded another 13 rebounds against Southeastern and blocked five shots against South Florida. For the week Crowder totaled 30 rebounds, 13 blocks and six steals while playing 25.3 minutes per game.
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