La Salle's Kareem Townes, a 6'3" sophomore guard, scored 67 points, sank nine three-pointers, grabbed nine rebounds and had seven assists to lead the Explorers past Detroit Mercy and Loyola-Chicago.
Lauretta Freeman, a 6'1" senior forward at Auburn, averaged 26 points and 18 rebounds in wins over Alabama and No. 2 Vanderbilt. At week's end Freeman had 23 double doubles this season.
Steve Honderd, a 6'7" senior center at Calvin College, a Division III school in Grand Rapids, Mich., scored 24 points in an 86-68 defeat of Alma and 61 in a 96-90 overtime victory over Kalamazoo.