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Temple Wins Player of the Week Honors as Saints' Undefeated Season Continues

Thomas More University senior guard Madison Temple has been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Women's Basketball Player of the Week.

Temple has been named the ACAA Player of the Week eight times during the 2018-19 season.

Temple helped the No. 2-ranked Saints cap an undefeated regular season with a 96-54 win over Wilberforce University in their lone game last week. She scored 19 points, pulled down eight rebounds, dished out seven assists, and had five steals.

With an assist on the Saints' first basket in the game, Temple set the new Thomas More career assist record and now has 538 career assists. She also crossed the 2,000 career point plateau in the second half and increased her Thomas More career scoring leading total to 2,004 points.

Temple and the Saints open ACAA tournament action on Saturday, Feb. 23 when they play fourth-seeded Alfred State University at noon in a semifinal round game in Alfred, New York.

Thomas More is 25-0 on the season.

-Staff report

Photo: Madison Temple