A pair of Trotwood-Madison graduates swept the Horizon League’s men’s basketball weekly honors.
Cleveland State’s Torrey Patton, a 2017 grad, was named player of the week, while Green Bay’s Amari Davis, a 2019 grad, was named freshman of the week.
Patton, a junior guard, notched career highs in points (25), rebounds (eight) and assists (six) in the Vikings’ 82-74 win over Youngstown State last week. Patton ranks second in the league in scoring (20.3 points per game) and field goal percentage (63.2). Cleveland State is 2-1 in league play, its best start since the 2014-15 season.
Patton played one season at Akron and last season averaged 15 points and 8.3 rebounds per game for Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa.
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Davis picked up his fifth league freshman of the week nod after scoring a game-high 21 points in Green Bay’s 85-71 win over UIC. Davis added 10 on Sunday vs. IUPUI. He leads the Phoenix in scoring (15.5 ppg) and has scored in double figures in 14 of 17 games this season.
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Patton and Davis were teammates in 2017 when Trotwood-Madison lost to Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary in the state semifinals. Patton scored 34 points in that game and was the Division II Co-Player of the Year in Ohio that season.
Davis, the Division II Player of the Year in Ohio last season, helped lead the Rams to their first state title . He scored 24 points in the championship game against Columbus South. Davis finished his high school career as the Rams’ all-time leading scorer with more than 2,000 points.
• In the HL’s women’s basketball weekly honors, Wright State’s Jada Roberson was named freshman of the week after scoring 16 points in the Raiders’ 91-41 win over Youngstown State. Roberson also dished out five assists.
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