Top Performers: Week 16
D.J. Covington followed up his career high in points with his 14th double-double of the season. First, he scored 33 points in an 84-81 victory against Campbell this past Wednesday. He was 12 of 16 from the field and made 9 of 11 free throws. He also had eight rebounds. Then, in an 88-76 win against Radford this past Saturday, Covington scored 29 points -- he was 10 of 13 from the field and 9 of 12 from the foul line -- and had 13 rebounds.
Jeremy Ingram had a pair of 30-point games for North Carolina Central. He scored a career-high 38 points -- he made 16 of 17 free throws -- in a 76-62 win against Savannah State last Monday. He came back with a 30-point effort in a 73-55 win against North Carolina A&T this past Saturday. Ingram did a little bit of everything in that game, also posting five rebounds, three steals, two assists and one block.
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Javon McCrea had a pair of double-doubles and became Buffalo's all-time leading scorer. He recorded 20 points, 13 rebounds, a career-high eight assists and three blocks in a 96-90 win against Akron this past Wednesday. In a 78-69 win against Kent State this past Saturday, McCrea went for 31 points and 11 rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season. He now has 1,920 career points.
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