Jan. 13, 2009
|CONFERENCE PLAY CONTINUES THIS WEEK WITH TWO GAMES ON NATIONAL TV|
|With the first week of conference play in the books, San Diego, Saint Mary's, Gonzaga, and Pepperdine all came away with clean records. Gonzaga is now receiving votes in both major polls and has an RPI rating of 23 according to the latest Collegiate Basketball News RPI Report (1/13/09), the third highest among teams on the West Coast behind Cal (No. 18) and Stanford (No. 5). Two nationally televised games highlight this week's schedule. Gonzaga will head down to Santa Clara on Thursday, January 15th, and the game will air on CBS College Sports, while the game between San Diego at LMU on Saturday, January 17th will air on ESPNU.|
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|AROUND THE WCC|
WCC Player of the Week: Saint Mary's Louella Tomlinson Earns Weekly Honor
Saint Mary's sophomore Louella Tomlinson averaged a triple-double in two conference wins over San Francisco and Santa Clara with 18.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 11.0 blocks. Against San Francisco, Tomlinson posted a triple-double and a career-high in points with 28 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 blocks. Then, against Santa Clara, she continued with eight points, 11 rebounds, and 11 blocks. Tomlinson now leads the nation with 6.1 blocks per game and is second in the nation with 103 blocks overall. This is her second weekly award.
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