IUP BASKETBALL: Player honored
IUP’s Mathis Keita has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Athlete of the Week in men’s basketball after leading the Crimson Hawks in scoring in the first two games of the season.
Keita, a native of Thionville, France, scored a 30 points in a 79-62 season-opening win at West Virginia Wesleyan and fired in 25 in an 87-70 win over Notre Dame (Ohio) in the home opener.
The reigning PSAC tournament MVP is averaging a conference-leading 27.5 points per game. He also is third in the conference in field goal percentage (.833) and three-point field goal percentage (.667).