UTC's Gilbert Named College Sports Madness Player Of The Week

Monday, November 27, 2017
 Chattanooga women’s basketball Keiana Gilbert was named the College Sports Madness Player of the Week for her performance the week of Nov. 20-26.
Gilbert averaged 17 points and 6.8 rebounds per game, leading Chattanooga to four wins on the week. The Mocs defeated Indiana and Northwestern of the Big 10 Conference in back-to-back games. They followed that with a win over Big East foe Georgetown then wrapped up competition with a win over Auburn of the SEC to claim the “Challenge in Music City” title.

At Indiana, Gilbert was 10-of-16 from the field for a career-high 27 points and three blocked shots. She had 17 points to lead UTC past Georgetown and 15 in the Mocs’ win over Auburn. The Pulaski, Tenn., native pulled down a season-best seven rebounds three times and dished out eight assists for the week.
Gilbert shot 56.3 percent (27-48) from the field and was 4-of-10 from the 3-point line. She was named the MVP of the “Challenge in Music City” MVP.
Chattanooga is 5-3 overall and will take on UT Martin Saturday, December 2 at 2 p.m. That game will be followed by the men’s matchup against the Skyhawks at 5:00 p.m. at the McKenzie Arena. Tickets are on sale now at the McKenzie Arena box office or online at GoMocs.com.


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