Fowles named LSWA Player of Week

LSU's Sylvia Fowles and Nicholls State's Stefan Blaszczynski were named the Men's and Women's Player of the Week by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association, it was announced on Wednesday.

Fowles, a sophomore center for the Lady Tigers, averaged 22.0 points and 11.0 rebounds in LSU's victories at Auburn and over No. 15 Minnesota. The Miami, Fla., native scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the win at Auburn and followed that with a 21-points, 13-rebound performance in just 26 minutes against the Golden Gophers.

Blaszczynski, a junior forward for the Colonels, averaged 19.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in NSU's two wins during the week. The Sydney, Australia native, scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the win over Sam Houston State to lead the Colonels to a 2-0 Southland Conference record.. 21 of his game-high 22 points came ion the second half.

The LSWA selects a weekly Player of the Week for men's and women's basketball from a list of nominations submitted by the state schools.

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