Texas Wesleyan’s Frederick conference player of the week

By Jacob Trimmer
Inside The Pew

Four times the charm for Texas Wesleyan University’s Eric Frederick.

The senior forward from Oklahoma City, Okla., was named player of the week for the fourth time this season by the Red River Athletic Conference on Monday, Feb. 6. He received the award for the period of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5.

Frederick, the nation’s second-leading scorer, had to double-double games for the 14th-ranked Rams (17-4, 12-3) last week. He scored

Eric Frederick

29 points against both Wiley College and Jarvis Christian College (8-14, 7-10), nabbed 10 rebounds against the Wildcats and 12 in the Rams’ victory over Jarvis Christian College 86-80, on Feb. 4 in Hawkins. For the week, he shot 48.8 percent from the field (21-of-43).

The Lady Rams were also victorious over Jarvis Christian College, 53-50, on Feb. 4. Octavia Mullins led the way for Texas Wesleyan, posting her 13th double-double game of the season with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Ivory Russell led the Lady Bulldogs with 19 points and 11 boards, followed by Marsharae Brown with 13 points and nine rebounds.

OLLU men, women dominate St. Thomas in hoops

Our Lady of the Lake University men’s and women’s basketball teams scored wins over St. Thomas on Feb. 4 in San Antonio. The Lady Saints (12-4, 17-5) cruised by the Lady Celts (4-152, 6-15), 97-49. Arlene Cisneros lead OLLU’s charge with 15 points, followed by Jasmine Fuller, Nashae Owens, and Jennifer Davison, and Ali Bills with 11 points each. Alisha Crump finished with 10 points and 11 boards for OLLU. St. Thomas’ Brooklyn McCall finished with seven points. OLLU men slipped past St. Thomas, 77-74. Robert Martinez scored 17 points, followed by Marco Cooper with 12. The Saints improved to 18-4, 15-1, while the Celts fell to 11-4, 14-8.

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