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(GCAConf.com) Dillard University guard/forward Alena Evans has been named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the fifth week of the 2015-16 season.
Evans, a senior from Las Vegas, Nevada, posted back-to-back double-doubles for the Lady Bleu Devils as they went 1-1 in two games. In Dillard’s upset of 16th ranked Shawnee State at the Xavier Classic, Evans scored a career-high 31 points on 12-of-17 shooting and pulled down 11 rebounds. She averaged 22.5 points, 11 boards and 2.5 assists while shooting better than 51 percent from the floor.
Evans is posting career highs in points (16.9) and rebounds (7.5) for Dillard this season.
Her Lady Bleu Devils return to action on Saturday, December 5 as they travel across town to face the NAIA’s 16th ranked team in the country in Loyola University. Tip-off is set for 2:00 p.m.