Rose Named MVC Women’s Basketball Newcomer of the Week


first_imgAgainst Missouri State, Rose scored 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting, including hitting 3-of-4 three-pointers, and she grabbed five rebounds. In the win over Wichita State, Rose poured in a career-high 22 points on a career-best 8-of-12 shooting performance along with making a career-high five three-pointers on six attempts. She added two blocks, one assist and one steal. Rose and her teammates are the top seed at this week’s MVC Tournament at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill. The Bulldogs will play either No. 8 Indiana State or No. 9 Illinois State on Friday at 12 p.m. Print Friendly Version Rose averaged 19.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game while shooting 65 percent from the field (13-of-20) and a scorching 80 percent (8-of-10) from the three-point arc in helping Drake to wins over Missouri State and Wichita State and a perfect 18-0 record in league play. ST. LOUIS – Freshman Brenni Rose (Shawnee, Kan.) of the Drake University women’s basketball team has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Newcomer of the Week for the second time this season, the league office announced Monday afternoon. In her first season, Rose is averaging 7.4 points and 3.4 rebounds per game while shooting 52.8 percent from the floor and 46.0 percent from the three-point line, which ranks second in the MVC. She was previously named MVC Newcomer of the Week on Jan. 30.last_img

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