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Lathan Strings Together Three Straight 20-Point Games


Cal State Fullerton junior Iman Lathan (Temecula, Calif./Nevada) averaged 23.7 points over three games to nab Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors.

The 5-9 guard has reached the 20-point benchmark in five of seven games this season.

Lathan led the Titans in scoring in all three games as they went 2-1 overall.

She recorded 26 points on 9 of 12 shooting in Monday’s 97-49 victory over Whittier.  She also had seven rebounds, three assists and two steals in 21 minutes of action.

Lathan registered 22 points, six rebounds, an assist and a steal as the Titans toppled Montana for the first time in program history, 72-56, on Wednesday.  Her game-high 22 points came on 10-of-17 shooting, including 2-of-3 from three-point range.

Despite 23 points from Lathan in Sunday’s contest against Loyola Marymount, CSF fell 77-62.  She chipped in with seven rebounds and a steal.

For the week, Lathan averaged 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 steals in addition to leading the Titans in scoring.  She also got to the free throw line extensively, making 17 of her 27 attempts.

Others nominated: Dynn Leaupepe (Cal Poly); Serafina Maulupe (CSUN); Jewelyn Sawyer (Long Beach State); Dani Nafekh (UC Davis); Shereen Sutherland (UC Irvine); Michelle Curry (UC Riverside)