Crossroads League Announces Athletes of the Week | November 25-December 1
AVON, Ohio – The Crossroads League Athletes of the Week were announced on Monday, recognizing the top athletes from November 25 through December 1. Sports Information Directors from the league nominate student-athletes for the award and vote on each week’s winners.
Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Jevon Knox, Mount Vernon Nazarene
Knox highlighted No. 4 MVNU’s 74-62 win over Indiana Wesleyan in the Crossroads League opener for both squads. The All-American junior guard poured in 25 points on nine-of-15 shooting and pulled in 10 rebounds and two steals to power the Cougars past IWU.
Women’s Basketball Player of the Week
Abby Buchs, Taylor
Buchs sank six-of-eight shots from the field and all 11 free throw attempts to help No. 15 Taylor secure a 76-60 upset of then-No. 6 Marian. The senior guard played all but 45 seconds in the contest and finished with 23 points, five rebounds, three assists and one block for the Trojans.