Sophomore guard Trevor Baker of the University of Redlands has been named Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week for Jan. 24-28.
Baker went off for 76 points in three games for 25.3 points per game, as the Bulldogs defeated Occidental (77-74) and Caltech (89-64) while narrowly losing to Cal Lutheran (82-85).
Against the Kingsmen, Baker singlehandedly put Redlands back in the game after it faced a 25-point deficit. He scored 31 of his game-high 33 points in the second half.
Against Occidental, the Bulldogs trailed by 10 with seven minutes to go, before Baker scored six critical, late-game points. Finally, Baker added a 31-point performance, including six threes, in the team’s solid win over Caltech to close out an incredible week.
Overall, he shot 60 percent, highlighted by a 61.9 percent from long range. He was also 15-for-17 from the free-throw line.
Baker also added 19 rebounds, three assists, and four steals.
Senior guard Everett Turner of Cal State San Bernardino has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week for Jan. 16-22.
The Colony High School graduate helped the Coyotes to a pair of victories over top-five conference programs, beginning with a 69-68 win over previously ranked No. 20 San Francisco State on Jan. 18. He finished one assist and one rebound shy of a triple double with 12 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and also had two blocks and two steals in 37 minutes.
Then against Cal State San Marcos on Jan. 21, he scored a team-high 23 points on 8 of 10 shooting with five 3-pointers and dealt seven assists as the Coyotes scored their most points in 14 seasons in a 106-100 victory over the Cougars.
CSUSB (8-7, 4-6 CCAA) takes to the road this week with games at Chico State (Friday) and Stanislaus State (Saturday).
Coyotes senior forward Mya Johnson has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week for Jan. 9-15.
The Los Angeles native played a pivotal role in the Coyotes’ road sweep against Sonoma State and San Francisco State, en route to pushing CSUSB’s winning streak to three games.
She scored 26 points on 11-for-20 shooting and knocked down 13 rebounds in the 65-52 win over Sonoma State. The following night, she went for 22 points and 12 rebounds in the 56-52 victory over San Francisco State.
On the weekend, she averaged 24 points and 12.5 rebounds in just 56 total minutes of play.
She leads the Coyotes in scoring (14.9) and in rebounds (8.4) and has six double-doubles for 8-4 CSUSB.