The University of Charleston's Terrell Lipkins and Glenville State's D.J. Blanks were named co-West Virginia Conference men's basketball players of the week on Monday.
Lipkins averaged 28 points, five assists, 4.5 rebounds, and three steals per game as the Golden Eagles went 2-0 on the week.
Blanks came off the bench and registered a triple-double in the Pioneers' conference-opening win over Wheeling Jesuit. Blanks had 12 points, 12 rebounds and 13 assists in the game.
The Yellow Jackets posted a 15-0 record during the fall on the way to winning the WVC regular season.
CLASSIC FIELD SET: The field has been set for the Capital City Classic Showcase two-day basketball event at the Charleston Catholic Athletic Complex.
On Friday, Dec. 28, Catholic's girls play Poca at 1 p.m., followed by Chapmanville and Keyser girls and Catholic and Braxton County boys (see schedule, Page 2B).
Tolsia and Keyser girls tip off at noon on Saturday, Dec. 29, followed by Capital and University (girls), Greater Beckley Christian and St. Joseph (boys), a junior varsity game, Catholic vs. Summers County (girls) and the Irish boys versus Summers at approximately 7:30.
MU SOFTBALL: The Marshall softball team will face nine teams that participated in last year's NCAA tournament as the 2013 schedule was unveiled Monday.
Twenty-two home games are included on the 55-game schedule. There are four non-conference tournaments spread out over the first four weekends of play.