Men's basketball junior forward Rafael Maia (Sao Paulo, Brazil) turned in strong performances in games against Bryant and Central Connecticut. He just missed a double-double against Bryant with 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the field and 6-of-6 shooting from the free throw line, while grabbing eight rebounds.
Maia then registered a double-double against Central Connecticut with 13 points and 10 rebounds. He connected on 5-of-6 shots from the field against the Bulldogs. To cap off a great week, Maia was a nominee for the Allstate Good Works Team which will be announced in February.