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Women's Basketball: Ali Named BIG EAST Honor Roll


By Katie Kane for WVUsports.com
December 20, 2010 03:07 PM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Senior Madina Ali was named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll today after having a perfect game from the field against Saint Francis last week.

Her game-leading 18 points paved the way to an 83-55 victory over the Red Flash. At forward, Ali had a perfect night, going 7-for-7 from the field and 4-for-4 from the free throw line, averaging one point per minute played. She led the team in scoring, blocks, steals and rebounds with 18 points, two blocks, two steals and seven rebounds in the win.

The co-captain has led WVU’s scoring efforts in five games this season and four games as WVU’s leading rebounder. Ali continues to lead WVU as she holds a 65 field-goal percentage, the second-highest percentage in the BIG EAST, and averages 14.7 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game.

The weekly honor is Ali’s third this season. Ali and the sixth-ranked West Virginia women’s basketball team will face North Carolina Central for a 6 p.m. game, Tuesday, Dec. 21 in Durham, N.C.



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