StatSheet MAC Players of the Week - February 11th, 2013

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StatSheet's MAC Player of the Week for February 11th goes to Kent State's Chris Evans. Marcus Posley from Ball State has earned StatSheet's MAC Freshman of the Week. And last but certainly not least, Bowling Green's Richaun Holmes is StatSheet's MAC 6th Man of the Week. Evans put up big numbers in shooting (50%), scoring (19 pts per game), and rebounding (8.5 per game). The Kent State senior played well for the Golden Flashes in a win against Central Michigan and a loss to Western Michigan.

Evans led scoring and rebounding for the Golden Flashes with 19 points and 9 rebounds in an 82-76 loss to Western Michigan. He followed that up with a team-leading 19 points and 8 rebounds in an 87-72 victory against Central Michigan.

This is the second StatSheet MAC Player of the Week award for Chris Evans. The runner-up this week is senior A`uston Calhoun from Bowling Green. Honorable mention goes to junior Darren Goodson from Kent State. Walter Offutt was the highest ranking player from Ohio, finishing seventh.

StatSheet MAC Freshman of the Week: Ball State's Marcus Posley

Marcus Posley averaged 26 minutes as a starter for Ball State. In a 69-42 loss to Ohio, Posley chalked up 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Against Western Michigan, in a thin 65-62 win, he put up 15 points and 3 steals.

This is a new honor for Marcus Posley, the first time he has won StatSheet MAC Freshman of the Week. The runner-up is Darius Paul from Western Michigan. Honorable mention goes to Jake Kretzer from Akron.

StatSheet MAC 6th Man of the Week: Bowling Green's Richaun Holmes

Richaun Holmes, a 6-8 Sophomore forward, averaged 19 minutes over two games for the Falcons. In a 57-41 win over Northern Illinois, Holmes added 11 points and 3 blocked shots. During a 72-63 loss to Ohio, he racked up 8 points and 2 rebounds.

This is Richaun Holmes's first StatSheet MAC 6th Man of the Week award this season. Austin Harper, a junior guard from Eastern Michigan, is runner up. Keith Gray, a sophomore forward from Northern Illinois, receives honorable mention. Ohio has one StatSheet MAC Player of the Week win this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Jauwan Scaife, Ball State: 24 PPG
  • Rebounding: Shayne Whittington, Western Michigan: 10.5 RPG
  • Assists: Julius Brown, Toledo: 8 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Zeke Marshall, Akron: 3 BPG
  • Free Throws: Rian Pearson, Toledo: 9.5 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Randal Holt, Kent State: 3.5 TPG
  • Steals: Julius Brown, Toledo: 3 SPG

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MAC Standings

1 Toledo 27-7 14-4
1 WMU 23-10 14-4
3 Buffalo 19-10 13-5
4 Akron 21-13 12-6
 5Ohio 25-12 11-7
6 Emich 22-15 10-8
7 NIU 15-17 8-10
7 Miami (OH) 13-18 8-10
9 Kent State 16-16 7-11
10 Bowling Green 12-20 6-12
11 CMU 10-21 3-15
12 Ball State 5-25 2-16
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