Rhine Named MVC Women’s Basketball Newcomer Of The Week

first_imgST. LOUIS – Freshman Sara Rhine (Eldon, Mo.) was named the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Newcomer of the Week for the first time in her career, the league office announced on Monday, Jan. 4. Rhine had an impressive debut in her first MVC games, averaging 15.0 points and 7.0 rebounds this past weekend. She recorded her second career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in just 18 minutes in the big win over Evansville. Against Southern Illinois, the forward finished with 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting along with pulling down four rebounds and snagging two steals. Rhine is averaging 11.7 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in her first season as a Bulldog. Her scoring and rebounding averages rank 18th and ninth, respectively, in the conference. Drake travels to Missouri State on Jan. 8 with the game being streamed on ESPN3 and broadcast locally on on the radio on 1350 ESPN Des Moines.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more