KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) has selected Radford University, Queens University of Charlotte, Keene State College, Missouri Baptist University and Vincennes University as its first Teams of the Week of the 2018-19 season.
NCAA Division III – Keene State (N.H.)
Head Coach: Ryan Cain
Keene State earned wins over a pair of previously-unbeaten opponents last week, defeating UMass-Boston and 12th-ranked Middlebury. The Owls held league-foe UMass-Boston to 36.8-percent shooting in Wednesday's 92-77 victory, then had five players score in double figures on Saturday in a 93-88 win at Middlebury. The wins moved Keene State to 4-2 overall.
The award is the latest in a spate of awards for KSC, who saw senior Ty Nichols named as LEC Player of the Week and freshman Edwin Ezedonmwen named as the LEC Rookie of the Week. The Owls are led statistically by Nichols (27.8 ppg, 7.0 ppg, 5.0 apg, 2.7 spg), sophomore James Anozie (16.7 ppg, 7.0 rpg), and sophomore Miguel Prieto (10.2 ppg, 3.7 apg). Keene State is next in action on Wednesday, December 5, hosting Rhode Island College in a Little East Conference matchup at 7:30 p.m.