Dominique Loyd, St. Louis Community College - Men’s Basketball
The freshman guard from Kirkwood High led the Archers to three consecutive big victories.
The 6’3” Loyd scored 20 points and made all eight of his free throws in a 75-73 victory over Three Rivers Community College. He followed up with 17 points in an 86-75 victory over Mineral Area College and 15 points in a 77-69 win over West Kentucky Community College.
For the season, Loyd is averaging a team-high 11 points a game while shooting 80 percent from the free throw line for the 16-10 Archers.
Lauren White, SIU-Edwardsville - Women’s Basketball
The senior guard from Edwardsville High continued her strong play for the Cougars last week.
The 5’8” White had 16 points, three rebounds and four in a 77-68 victory over Murray State. She also had 16 points against Tennessee-Martin and 21 points, five rebounds, two assists and three steals against SEMO.
For the season, White is averaging 14.3 points and 4.4 rebounds and a team-high 71 assists and 29 steals for the Cougars, who are 15-12 and 12-4 in Ohio Valley Conference play.