College Notebook

Wolfpack's Howell named ACC player of week

From News ReleasesJanuary 15, 2013 

N.C. State forward Richard Howell was named the ACC Player of the Week on Monday.

He helped the Wolfpack improve to 3-0 in ACC basketball for the first time since the 1988-89 season with two home wins as the Wolfpack handed top-ranked Duke its first loss of the season 84-76 Saturday. The Wolfpack also defeated Georgia Tech 83-70 Wednesday.

For the week, Howell averaged 11 points and 15 rebounds.

Saint Augustine’s: Freshman guard Regime McCombs was named CIAA women’s basketball rookie of the week.

McCombs averaged 19 points and two steals to help the Falcons go 2-0 last week. She scored a career-high 24 points in a 67-53 victory against Lincoln (Pa.) on Saturday.

Shaw: Senior forward Taylor Dalrymple was named CIAA Newcomer of Week.

Dalrymple led a balanced squad to three victories, averaging 16.7 points and eight rebounds. Against Virginia Union, she had 18 points and 10 rebounds.

N.C. Central: Stanton Kidd was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week for his performance in two victories.

Kidd averaged 16.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 blocks as the Eagles went 2-0 with wins against Virginia University of Lynchburg and conference foe Florida A&M.


Elon: Coach Mike Kennedy announced the addition of middle infielder/right-handed pitcher Matt Harris of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., to his signing class for the 2013-14 school year.

Harris has been a starter at The Benjamin School since his freshman year. In 2012, he hit .432 and went 4-1 with a 2.10 ERA on the mound on his way to team MVP honors.


Sports Clubs: The Raleigh Sports Club will meet Wednesday at Highland United Methodist Church from noon to 1 p.m.

N.C. State Chancellor Randy Woodson will be the guest speaker. Katlyn West, Middle Creek Golf, will be recognized as the student athlete of the week.

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