Colleges-WED0220

ON THIS POST:

  • Men’s basketball

    -- Freshman scoring,

    rebounding leaders

    -- Michigan bests

  • Women’s basketball

    -- Scoringby freshmen

    -- Coaches poll

  • College wrestling poll

  • Hockey scoring leaders


MEN’S BASKETBALL

12

Freshmen averaging

15-plus points per game;

2 of 4 above 20 from Duke

FRESHMAN SCORING LEADERS
PPG PLAYER SCHOOL P
26.5 Antoine Davis Detroit Mercy G
24.1 Lamine Diane CSUN F
22.7 RJ Barrett Duke F
22.4 Zion Williamson Duke F
18.3 Sam Sessoms Binghamton G
17.5 Jayden Gardner East Carolina F
17.2 Romeo Langford Indiana G
16.7 Xavier Johnson Pittsburgh G
16.5 DeVon Baker UNC Asheville G
16.4 Luguentz Dort Arizona St. G
16.3 Cameron Healy Albany G
16.0 Nick Honor Fordham G

7

Ignas ‘Iggy’ Brazdeikis could become 7th freshman to lead Michigan in scoring

BEST MICHIGAN FRESHMAN SEASONS
PPG PLAYER YEAR
19.7* Mike McGee 1977-78
18.4 Campy Russell 1972-73
17.6* Jalen Rose 1991-92
16.6* Jamal Crawford 1999-00
16.1* Manny Harris 2007-08
15.5 Chris Webber 1991-92
15.2 Daniel Horton 2002-03
15.1 Phil Hubbard 1975-76
14.8* Trey Burke 2011-12
14.7* Eric Turner 1981-82
14.5 Ignas Brazdeikis 2018-19
*-led team

9

Freshmen averaging

more than 8 rebounds a game;

4 are above 10

FRESHMAN REBOUND LEADERS
RPG PLAYER TEAM TOT
10.9 Lamine Diane CSUN 273
10.1 Efe Odigie UTEP 252
10.0 Charles Bassey W. Ky. 271
10.0 Alexis Yetna South Fla. 230
9.2 Zion Williamson Duke 229
9.1 Neemias Queta Utah St. 236
8.9 Jayden Gardner East Caro 223
8.4 Moses Brown UCLA 219
8.2 Jaylen Hoard Wake 197

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

6

Freshman women players

averaging 15-plus points

FRESHMAN WOMEN SCORING
RK PLAYER SCHOOL P
17.9 Chrislyn Carr Texas Tech G
16.8 Rhyne Howard Kentucky G
16.3 Shaylee Gonzales BYU G
16.0 Laren VanArsdale Hampton G
15.7 Miya Crump Lamar F
15.3 Ciaja Harbison Saint Louis G

32

Baylor received every vote

in women coaches poll


USA TODAY/WBCA COACHES TOP 25
RK SCHOOL REC PTS LW
1 Baylor 23-1 800 1
2 UConn 23-2 750 4
3 Oregon 24-2 714 3
4 Louisville 23-2 697 2
4 Notre Dame 24-3 697 6
6 MIss. St. 23-2 637 5
7 Stanford 21-4 568 10
8 Oregon St. 21-5 561 9
9 Maryland 23-3 526 8
10 Iowa 21-5 513 13
11 Marquette 22-4 456 7
12 NC State 22-3 448 11
13 S. Carolina 19-6 403 14
14 Miami 22-5 392 20
15 Arizona St. 18-6 337 17
16 Gonzaga 23-3 318 12
17 Kentucky 21-5 307 18
18 Syracuse 19-6 272 16
19 Texas 20-6 225 15
20 Florida St. 21-5 170 19
21 Iowa State 19-6 138 21
22 Texas A&M 19-6 136 23
23 S. Dakota 23-3 120 25
24 Drake 19-5 58 NR
25 Missouri 19-8 54 NR

WRESTLING


15

Penn State’s run with every

1st-place vote ended at 5

as Okla. St. received 1 vote

6

Big Ten schools ranked

in top 10; 9 in top 25

NWCA COACHES TOP 25
RK SCHOOL REC PTS LW
1 Penn St. 13-0 399 1
2 Oklahoma St. 14-0 385 2
3 Iowa 14-0 368 3
4 Michigan 12-1 350 4
5 Missouri 15-1 333 5
6 Ohio St. 11-2 324 6
7 Nebraska 11-5 291 7
8 Minnesota 14-3 281 8
9 Cornell 13-2 278 9
10 NC State 15-3 259 10
11 Iowa St. 10-2 247 11
12 Wyoming 16-4 219 12
13 N. Carolina 11-7 196 13
14 Va. Tech 9-4 195 14
15 Pittsburgh 12-3 183 15
16 Wisconsin 8-6 155 16
17 N. Iowa 6-5 145 17
18 Rutgers 11-6 139 18
19 Princeton 8-6 111 19
20 Lehigh 8-9 82 21
21 Lock Haven 9-3 63 22
22 Purdue 7-9 63 20
23 Virginia 12-9 62 22
24 Army 7-3 22 25
25 Stanford 9-3 15 NR

DIV. I HOCKEY LEADERS

24

Players in Div. I with 15 or more goals this season; 6 with 18-plus

MEN'S DIV. I HOCKEY LEADERS
GOALS SCORED
NO PLAYER SCHOOL CL
23 Johnny Walker Arizona St. So
20 Diego Cuglietta Lake Sup. St Sr
18 Mason Morelli Omaha Sr
18 Patrick Khodorenko Michigan St. Jr
18 Ryan Kuffner Princeton Sr
18 Dylan McLaughlin Canisius Sr
POINTS LEADERS
NO PLAYER SCHOOL CL
51 Taro Hirose Michigan St. Jr
42 Joseph Duszak Mercyhurst Jr
40 Blake Christensen American Jr
39 Odeen Tufto Quinnipiac So
38 Alex Limoges Penn St. Fr
GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE
NO GOALIE SCHOOL CL
1.28 Andrew Shortridge Quinnipiac Jr
1.73 Hunter Shepard Minn. Duluth Jr
1.76 Tommy Nappier Ohio St. So
1.81 Hayden Hawkey Providence Sr
1.81 Ryan Bednard Bowling Grn Jr
1.87 Dryden McKay Minn. St. Fr

33, 59

Goals, points for Div. I women’s leader Loren Gabel of Clarkson

1.13

Div. I-leading goals against average for Wisconsin

junior Kristen Campbell


Sources: ncaa.org; uscho.org; nwca.org