Loyola Maryland men's basketball's Walker, Hubbard get weekly honors

.@LoyolaMBB's Andre Walker is first to win multiple Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors this season.

Loyola Maryland men's basketball freshman guard Andre Walker was named Patriot League Rookie of the Week after he scored 14 points and had a career-best nine rebounds Sunday against Fairfield. The award is Walker's second, making him the first Patriot League freshman to earn multiple Rookie of the Week honors this season. Junior guard Tyler Hubbard, meanwhile, was named to the Patriot League Weekly Honor Roll after leading all scorers with 21 points in the overtime win.

More Division I men: Navy senior forward Worth Smith was honored as Patriot League Player of the Week for after he had a team-high 20 points and a game-high nine rebounds in a Dec. 22 win over Towson. … Coppin State junior guard Sterling Smith received Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors, amassing nine steals and two blocks in three games last week.

Women: UMBC sophomore guard Taylor McCarley earned the Retrievers' first America East Conference Player of the Week honor of the season. McCarley helped UMBC end a two-game skid by finishing with career highs in points (19) and steals (six) in a Dec. 22 win over UMES. … Towson freshman guard Breonn Hughey was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week after recording her first career double-double (11 points, 10 assists) in Sunday's win over George Mason, which stopped a two-game losing streak.

Et cetera

Hopkins football finishes year ranked No. 10 overall

Johns Hopkins finished the season ranked 10th in the season's last American Football Coaches Association and D3football.com polls. The Blue Jays went 11-1, advanced to the second round of the Division III NCAA tournament and won their sixth consecutive Centennial Conference title. The AFCA's No. 10 ranking is the second-highest final ranking for Johns Hopkins in the poll; the Blue Jays were ranked eighth in the final AFCA poll of the 2009 season.

More college football: Johns Hopkins junior guard Colin Egan was named a first-team D3football.com All-American. He is one of just three nonseniors named a first-team All-American, and his selection marks the third straight year and the fourth year in the past five that Hopkins has produced at least one All-America offensive lineman.

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