|SCIAC Weekly Release #12|
|Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week|
First-Year • Center • Brentwood, Tennessee
Smith helped lead Chapman to a 2-0 week which featured a 84-57 win over UC Merced, and an 86-70 win over New Rochelle at the Purple & Gold Classic. For the week, Smith averaged 15.0 points per game, totaling 15 points in each of the two contests, while also collecting 10.0 rebounds per game (9 and 11 respectively). The first-year center also dished out three assists during the week in addition to shooting 64.7% from the floor.
|Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week|
Senior • Forward/Center • Moorpark, California
Severt guided CMS to a 2-0 week highlighted by a 78-58 win over Case Western Reserve, and a 74-68 victory over Ithaca - handing the Bombers their first loss of the 2017-18 season. Severt led the Athenas with 17.5 points per game netting 22 in the win over Case Western, and 13 in the win over Ithaca. The senior from Moorpark, Calif. shot 60% from the field and 44.4% from three-point range during CMS’s 2-0 week. In her 22-point effort against Case Western, Severt canned four treys to help seal the win.