DAYTON — University of Dayton forward Toumani Camara has been named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week for the first time this season, the league announced Monday.
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He earned the weekly honor for his play in UD’s wins over VCU and Saint Louis last week.
Camara averaged 21.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game and made 70% of his shots, 14-20 from the field and went four of five from three-point range.
He led the Flyers with 26 points and 15 rebounds in a 62-58 win at VCU last Tuesday and made the clinching free throw with eight seconds left.
Camara had 17 points and 10 boards in Dayton’s 70-56 home victory over Saint Louis Friday night.
He has seven doubles-doubles this season, including three straight.
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Camara leads the Atlantic 10 in rebounding at 9.3 boards a game and is UD’s second leading scorer at 14.0 points per game.
UD is 17-9 overall, 9-4 in the Atlantic 10.
They are currently in second place in the A-10 and a half-game behind first place VCU with five games remaining in the regular season..
The Flyers next game will be Friday night at 7 p.m. at Loyola Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
The game will be broadcast at WHIO Radio. You can also listen to the game here at WHIO.com.
The #A10MBB Player of the Week is @DaytonMBB Toumani Camara— Atlantic 10 MBB (@A10MBB) February 13, 2023
He averaged 21.5 points and 12.5 rebounds while shooting .700 (14-of-20) from the field and .800 (4-for-5) beyond the arc. https://t.co/nQeIg2aG1W pic.twitter.com/NgsRaIqXGT
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