Juan Paulino (Bronx, NY) was selected as the NEAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the second week in a row and fourth time this season. Paulino led the Wells College Express to a perfect 2-0 week against NEAC opponents. He finished the week with 61 points (30.5/game), 50 rebounds (25/game), 4 blocks, 3 assists, and 3 blocks. Paulino also had a shooting percentage of .703 and made 9-18 free throws (.500 percent from the line). In their first contest, a 100-75 victory over Cazenovia, Paulino finished with 25 points and 23 rebounds. In their second game, Paulino had a career game in an 82-70 victory over Penn State-Harrisburg turning in 36 points and 27 rebounds. His points total was a new career high and his rebounding total was both a new career high as well as a new school record.
Tekesha Hanson (Queens, NY) was selected as the NEAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for this week. Hanson led the Morrisville State College Mustangs to a 1-2 record over NEAC opponents. She finished the week with 70 points (23.3/game), 28 rebounds (9.3/game), 10 steals (3.3/game), 5 assists and 5 blocks. Hanson was lights out from long range going 14-29 for the week from beyond the arc (.483 3 pt. shooting %). She also had a shooting percentage of .391 and made 6-12 free throws (.500 percent from the line). In a win over Wilson College, Hanson had a career high 38 points, hitting a collegiate best 7 three pointers.