first_imgHonorable Mention: Stevi Parker, Stephen F. Austin; Emma Young, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi; Amanda Johnson, Houston Baptist; Nautica Grant, Northwestern State. She followed up with another efficient shooting performance at Jackson State, going 5-11 from the field for 16 points in the 90-64 win. Williams also chipped in with three steals for the week. The Colonels (4-4) next hit the road to face Mississippi Valley State (0-6) on Friday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. CT. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. She logged just 27 minutes in the 83-45 win over Southern-New Orleans and hit four three-pointers in the first quarter as Nicholls held a commanding 23-2 lead through 10 minutes of play. Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Tykeria Williams, Nicholls – So. – Guard – Montgomery, Ala.Williams led Nicholls to a perfect week after averaging 19.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in the Colonels’ two victories. Williams needed only 20 field goal attempts through two games to pour in 38 points, helped by a 7-12 effort from behind the arc. 2017-18 Southland Women’s Basketball Week 5 Notes (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Nicholls sophomore guard Tykeria Williams is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by read more