Julie Wojta Green Bay Women's Basketball
Hometown: Francis Creek, Wis.
Wojta had 27 points and 12 steals as Green Bay defeated in-state rival Milwaukee, 88-53. The 12 steals were a program and conference record and tie for the most in NCAA Division I Women's Basketball this season.
Julius Mays Wright State Men's Basketball
Hometown: Marion, Ind.
Continuing his strong play, Mays eclipsed the 20-point mark for the fifth time in six games, scoring 24 points in a 63-62 loss to Butler and following up the effort with 21 in a 73-55 victory over Valparaiso. The 1-1 mark kept Wright State (9-9, 4-2 Horizon) within a half-game of first place in the conference. The junior went 12-of-23 from the field and 18-for-19 at the free-throw line.
Ashen Ward Youngstown State Men's Basketball
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Ward helped lift Youngstown State (9-6, 4-1 Horizon) to its best start since joining the Horizon League, knocking down 7-of-10 three-pointers as the Penguins defeated Loyola, 68-64, before a 71-50 win against UIC. The senior recorded 21 points in the overtime victory on Thursday before finishing with 22 on Saturday, marking the first time in his career he scored at least 20 points in consecutive games.
Shareta Brown Detroit Women's Basketball
Hometown: Grand Blanc, Mich.
Brown had a career-high 31 points and 11 rebounds for her sixth double-double of the season as Detroit won at Loyola, 76-66. The 31 points are the most by a Horizon League player this season.