PHILADELPHIA - Kristen McCarthy
has earned her second Big 5 Women's Basketball Player of the Week Award after leading Temple to two wins last week. The honor is the eighth for the team so far this season.
McCarthy averaged 19.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as the Owls finished their regular season going 2-0. She scored 17 points as Temple defeated Richmond 77-67 on Wednesday. She followed this
up on Saturday by leading all players with 22 points in the Owls' 61-51 victory over George Washington.
For the week, McCarthy also tallied three assists, two steals, and a block.
The Owls (22-7) are gearing up for the Atlantic 10 Tournament this weekend in Upper Marlboro, Md. Temple is the #3 seed, and will face either #6 Duquesne or #11 George Washington on Saturday, March 6 at 8:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals.