Loughton Named CAA Player of The Week
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 7, 2005
NORFOLK, VA-- Alex Loughton (Perth, Australia), has been named CAA Player of the Week after averaging 19.7 points and 9.3 rebounds in the Monarchs three victories last week.
Loughton got 21 points and 12 rebounds in ODU's 86-72 win over Drexel. He then got 20 points and ten rebounds in the Monarchs, 70-59 win over Towson. Loughton became the 40th Monarch to go over the 1,000 career point mark that night. Last Saturday, he scored 18 points with six rebounds in ODU's 74-63 win at UNCW.
Loughton has posted six double-doubles in his last ten games and eight over this season.
ODU is 23rd in Dick Vitale's top 25 and 25th in RPI.com's weekly power rating. ODU is 48th in Sagarin's power rating.
The Monarchs travel to Delaware Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.
DICK VITALE'S TOP 25
1. Illinois 2. North Carolina 3. Kansas 4. Kentucky 5. Boston College 6. Wake Forest 7. Louisville 8. Duke 9. Syracuse 10. Oklahoma State 11.Washington 12. Gonzaga 13. Arizona 14. Michigan State 15. Utah 16. UCONN 17. Oklahoma 18. Florida 19. Alabama 20. Pacific 21. Villanova 22. Pittsburgh 23. Old Dominion 24. Cincinnati 25. Texas Tech