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For the second consecutive week Janae Howard has been named Player of the Week in the Mid-South Conference. That announcement came from conference officials Monday afternoon.
After getting 21.5 points and 5.5 rebounds a game when she won the award the first time, Howard boosted that to 31.5 points a game, along with 10.5 rebounds, in the two games last week. She scored a career high 40 points in St. Catharine’s 71-54 win over No. 16-ranked Bethel (Tenn.) last Monday and also grabbed 12 rebounds.
In the 71-68 loss on Thursday to Bluefield, Howard scored 23 points and collected nine rebounds. In the two games last week she shot 44.2 percent from the field that included 50 percent (71-4) from three-point range.