Men's Basketball

Louison receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

Louison receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) senior forward David Louison (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week. Louison averaged 24.5 points per game, shot 66.7 percent from the field and scored a career-high 35 points in leading St. Joseph's to a perfect 2-0 week. The senior also averaged 11.0 boards and 2.0 rejections per game and secured his 15th double-double of the season on Wednesday, scoring 14 points and corralling a game-high 17 rebounds, including 12 in the first half, in an 88-71 victory over Medgar Evers. On Saturday, Louison carried the Bears to a thrilling 82-78 comeback win over Valley Forge, dropping a career-high 35 points on a remarkable 15-of-20 from the floor. The forward played all 40 minutes, adding five boards, two thefts and a pair of rejections. Winners of five of their last six, the 14-7 Bears are paced by Louison's team-leading 16.5 points and 10.9 rebounds per game.