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A number of district players having impacts on Division I college level

Written by Mike White on .

Western Pennsylvania isn't known for producing many Division I college basketball players. But some players from the WPIAL and City League - men and women - are doing some pretty good things on the D-1 level.

McKeesport's Zeke Marshall is among the leaders in the country in blocks. Highlands' Micah Mason is among the leaders in 3-point percentage and the same with Schenley's DeAndre Kane in assists.

On the womens side, Westinghouse's Shalonda Winton is among the leading scorers in the country and Washington's Jocelyn Floyd among the leaders in steals. Mt. Lebanon's Madison Cable is seeing considerable time for one of the top teams in the country.

Post-Gazette colleague Brad Everett put together a list of every player from the WPIAL and City League and how they are doing on the Division I level. Thanks to him for the below info. Great stuff. Hope we didn't miss anyone. (Stats and records are from the start of this week):

MEN

Zeke Marshall, Akron (McKeesport)

Marshall is pictured during his days at McKeesport

-- 25 games (26.7 minutes), averages 12.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.5 blocks

-- Akron is 21-4 overall (12-0 in the MAC)

Brian Walsh, Akron (Moon)

-- 25 games (24 minutes), averages 8 points, 3.6 rebounds; 3-pointers (40 percent)

Jesse Reed, American (Greensburg Central Catholic)

-- 23 games (13.1 minutes), averages 3.5 points

-- American is 10-15 overall (5-5 in the Patriot League)

Nolan Cressler, Cornell (Plum)

-- 25 games (21 minutes), averages 7.9 points; 3-pointers (41 percent); FT (80 percent)

-- Cornell is 13-12 overall (5-3 in the Ivy League)

Tom Droney, Davidson (Sewickley Academy)

-- 26 games (21.3 minutes), averages 4.0 points; FT (86 percent)

-- Davidson is 19-7 overall (14-1 in the Southern Conference)

Micah Mason, Drake (Highlands)

-- 24 games (15.8 minutes), averages 5.5 points; 3-pointers (50 percent)

-- Drake is 11-15 overall (5-10 in the MVC)

Justin Dobbs, Grambling State (Allderdice)

-- 4 games (9.8 minutes), averages 3.8 points; 3-pointers (42 percent)

-- Grambling State is 0-23 overall (0-14 in the SWAC)

DeAndre Kane, Marshall (Schenley)

-- 22 games (36.9 minutes), averages 14.4 points, 7.2 assists, 4.5 rebounds

-- Marshall is 11-15 overall (4-7 in Conference USA)

Nate Snodgrass, Northern Kentucky (Butler)

-- 20 games (19.1 minutes), averages 3.4 points; FT (81 percent)

-- North Kentucky is 8-14 overall (6-8 in the Atlantic Sun)

Devontae Watson, Temple (Lincoln Park)

-- 4 games (2.5 minutes), averages 1.5 points.

-- Temple is 17-8 overall (6-5 in the Atlantic 10)

Sheldon Jeter, Vanderbilt (Beaver Falls)

-- 24 games (16.9 minutes), averages 5.3 points; 3-pointers (41 percent)

-- Vanderbilt is 10-14 overall (4-8 in the SEC)

 

WOMEN

Lauren Arbogast, Central Connecticut State (Mt. Lebanon)

-- 23 games (24.1 minutes), averages 7.9 points, 5.6 rebounds

-- Central Connecticut State is 11-12 overall (5-7 in the NEC)

Jackie Babe, Central Connecticut State (Mt. Lebanon)

-- 23 games (34.5 minutes), averages 16.3 points, 2.7 steals; FT (82 percent)

Jess Babe, Central Connecticut State (Mt. Lebanon)

-- 23 games (33.1 minutes), averages 8.9 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.3 steals; FT (80 percent)

Shalonda Winton, Cleveland State (Westinghouse)


Winton is pictured

-- 25 games (39 minutes), averages 22.6 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.2 steals; FT (77 percent)

-- Cleveland State is 12-13 overall (4-8 in the Horizon League)

Kayla Cook, Coastal Carolina (Jeannette)

-- 23 games (20.6 minutes), averages 5.0 points

-- Coastal Carolina is 12-13 overall (7-8 in the Big South)

Vanessa Abel, Duquesne (Southmoreland)

-- 16 games (23.4 minutes), averages 7.6 points

-- Duquesne is 19-5 overall (8-2 in the Atlantic 10)

Jocelyn Floyd, Duquesne (Washington)

-- 22 games (27.6 minutes), averages 9.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.0 steals; 3-pointers (42 percent)

Belma Nurkic, Duquesne (Baldwin)

-- 24 games (24 minutes), averages 7.2 points; FT (83 percent)

Pepper Wilson, Miami (Westinghouse)

-- 25 games (21.9 minutes), averages 8.8 points, 7.5 rebounds; FT (80 percent)

-- Miami is 17-8 overall (8-6 in the ACC)

Gabby Baldasare, Niagara (Vincentian)

-- 16 games (5.3 minutes), averages 0.8 points

-- Niagara is 12-13 overall (7-7 in the MAAC)

Val McQuade, Niagara (Shaler)

-- 24 games (16.8 minutes), averages 5.6 points; 3-pointers (44 percent)

Madison Cable, Notre Dame (Mt. Lebanon)

-- 22 games (18.4 minutes), averages 5.1 points; 3-pointers (41 percent)

-- Notre Dame is 24-1 overall (12-0 in the Big East)

Marritta Gillcrease, Rider (Perry)

-- 21 games (6.6 minutes), averages 0.8 points

-- Rider is 13-12 overall (8-6 in the MAAC)

Britta Emberg, Robert Morris (Kittanning)

-- 14 games (6.7 minutes), averages 0.9 points

-- Robert Morris is 7-17 overall (6-7 in the NEC)

Lily Grenci, Siena (Mars)

-- 25 games (34.1 minutes), averages 15.3 points, 9.2 rebounds; FT (79 percent)

-- Siena is 10-15 overall (6-8 in the MAAC)

Markel Walker, UCLA (Schenley)

-- 23 games (29.7 minutes), averages 10.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 2.8 steals

-- UCLA is 19-6 overall (10-4 in the Pac-12)

Emily Correal, William & Mary (Peters Township)

-- 24 games (33.9 minutes), averages 16.4 points, 8.0 rebounds; FT (73 percent)

-- William & Mary is 6-18 overall (4-9 in the CAA)

Anna Kestler, William & Mary (Mt. Lebanon)

-- 24 games (19.9 minutes), averages 2.0 points

 

 

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