Can the Player of the Week be an entire team?
If so give it up to St. Bonaventure’s women, who completed a season for the record books with an undefeated 16-0 run at home, and Valparaiso’s men, who won the Horizon League’s regular-season championship.
Ruff made sure her senior classmates went out on a high note in a 60-48 win against Duquesne on Saturday, Senior Day. The sophomore guard posted 18 points and 13 rebounds for her first career double-double. She also had 4 assists and connected on 5 3-pointers.
Ruff tallied 21 points and 7 rebounds in a loss to Fordham earlier in the week and averaged 19.5 points and 10 rebounds on the week.
The Bonnies closed out Atlantic 10 play at 12-4 and 23-6 overall, the second-most regular season wins in program history.
Peters is another prime example of the saying “big time players make big time plays in big time games.”
The 6-9 junior, averaged 27.5 points and 8.5 rebound in Valpo’s two victories last week.
Last Sunday against Detroit in a 90-74 win, he scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. He followed up with a 23-point, 6-rebound performance in a 80-76 win at Milwaukee on Friday.
This season, Peters has scored in double figures in 28 of 30 games and has registered 11 double-doubles. Peters has led Valparaiso to a 26-5 record. The Crusaders are one of only six teams with 25 wins.