URI’s Mayé Touré Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

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University of Rhode Island Press Release

KINGSTON, R.I. — Rhode Island junior Mayé Touré was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Touré led the Rams to two wins on the week, as Rhody improved to 3-0 in conference play defeating Massachusetts (75-68) and La Salle (70-59). It’s the first weekly honor for the France native.

Touré averaged a double-double on the winning week, averaging 22.0 points per game and 10.5 rebounds. She had two straight 20-point performances while shooting an impressive 77.3 percent, missing just five shots from the floor (17-of-22). She collected a game-high 11 boards with 24 points for her fourth straight double-double in Rhody’s win over La Salle. Touré was 10-of-13 at the charity stripe, including 8-for-11 against La Salle to help the Rams remain undefeated at home.

The Rams return to action on Thursday at Saint Louis. Game time is set for 8:00 p.m. EST.

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