Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw senior guard Maya Howard (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS), who helped the Tigers post a 6-1 record since Dec. 20, has been named the North Coast Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Athlete of the Week.
For the seven-game period, Howard averaged 16.6 points, 3.7 assists and 3.0 rebounds and was named to the Amy Hasbrook Memorial All-Tournament team. She recorded at least 20 points in three of the Tigers' games and in NCAC road wins at Allegheny, Hiram and Wooster averaged 21.7 points per outing.
Howard ranks sixth in DePauw history with 1,316 career points, seventh with 163 steals and ninth with 276 assists.
DePauw, 12-3 overall and 6-0 in NCAC play, returns to action on Wednesday, January 9, in an 8 p.m. contest at Denison.