Verdell named Southern Conference Player of the Week
Southern Conference Player of the Week Kiya Verdell
Southern Conference Player of the Week Kiya Verdell

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior Kiya Verdell (Hartwell, Ga.) has been selected the Southern Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for January 28. Verdell led the Buccaneers to two conference wins last week. She started the week with a career-high 28 points, including the game-winning basket, in a 66-64 win over Davidson on January 25. Verdell also tallied a career-high seven blocked shots in the victory over the Wildcats, while shooting 55.6 percent (11-of-21) from the floor and 55.6 (5-of-9) from three-point range. Verdell followed the performance with her second double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds in a 70-65 win at Wofford on January 27. On the week, Verdell averaged 22.5 points and 9.5 rebounds. She also added seven blocks and two steals with only two turnovers. For the season Verdell ranks 13th among the SoCon's leaders in scoring average (11.8 ppg), 8th in rebounding (6.8), 13th in assists (2.72), 2nd in steals (2.50), and 3rd in blocked shots (1.33) East Tennessee State is currently 6-12 overall and 3-6 in the Southern Conference. The Lady Bucs travel to Chattanooga on Saturday, Feb. 1, to take on the league-leading Lady Mocs (15-3, 8-1 SoCon), before returning home to Memorial Center on Monday, Feb. 3 to face Georgia Southern (12-6, 6-3 SoCon). Tip-off versus Georgia Southern is set for 7 p.m.
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