Melea Clark Named MCC Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Jan. 2, 2001
Melea Clark had one of the best weeks of her career as she led UIC to a 1-1 record while averaging 24.5 points, 7.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals per contest.
In the Flames win over Troy State on Thursday, she netted a career-best 29 points, while also setting a new career-high with seven assists. She also added five steals, three rebounds and a blocked shot in the win.
Clark nearly duplicated those numbers on Saturday versus Ball State, popping for 20 points while tabbing seven assists, seven rebounds and a pair of steals. It is the first time Clark has scored 20-plus points in back -to-back outings for the Flames. She now leads the team in both scoring (17.0 ppg) and assists (3.2 ppg).