The regular season has just about come to a close and the top honors for week 16 go to Dylan Ennis and Xavier Rathan-Mayes after having outstanding overall performances …
Men’s Player of the Week
Dylan Ennis, Villanova
Going into the final regular season week Villanova’s Dylan Ennis continued his great play from all season. In the two games last week he averaged 18 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists and 1.5 steals in 28.5 minutes of action. He shot a combined 11-of-21 from the floor, 5-of-11 from the range, and 9-of-10 from the line earn our NC-Double-Eh Player of the Week honors.
In Villanova’s tight 76-72 over Creighton March 3 Ennis had 19 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and a block in 31 minutes. He shot 6-of-13 from the floor, including 3-of-7 from behind the arc, and hit all four of his free throws.
In the Wildcats’ 105-68 blowout win over St. John’s March 7 Ennis had 17 points, 2 rebounds and 6 assists to help his team clinch a share of the Big East Conference title. He also shot 5-of-8 from the field, 2-of-4 from three land and his 5-of-6 from the line.
On the year, Ennis is averaging 9.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 27.9 minutes. He’s shooting 42.7% from the floor, 37% from the trey and 61.1% from the stripe.
Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga – 19 pts, 8 rbes, 4 asts, 1 stl, 1 blk, 8-of-13 FGs, 2-of-5 3-PT FGs, 1-of-1 FTs, 26 mins in one game.
Men’s Rookie of the Week
Xavier Rathan-Mayes, Florida St
Last week, Xavier Rathan-Mayes continued to be a key to Florida St’s potential NCAA Tournament hopes. In an important game this past weekend, he came up big once again to earn our NC-Double-Eh Men’s Rookie of the Week.
In Florida St’s big 61-52 win over Pittsburgh March 7 Rathan-Mayes had 19 pts, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal in 32 minutes. He shot 5-of-8 from the field, including 2-of-3 from three, and made 7-of-10 from the line.
On the season he’s averaging 14.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.1 steal in 34.4 minutes per game.
Malcolm Duvivier, Oregon St – 18 pts, 2 rebs, 3 asts, 3 stls, 8-of-18 FGs, 2-of-6 3-PT FGs, 39 mins in one game.