(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – Thomas More University head women's basketball coach Jeff Hans has been named the NAIA's WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week presented by Pivot Analysis.
Hans guided the Saints to a 2-0 mark last week with a +81.5 scoring margin as the team defeated Ohio University-Chillicothe 115-26 and Miami University-Hamilton 121-47. In the two games, Thomas More shot 62.4 percent (98-of-157) from the field, including 45.6 percent (26-of-54) from behind the three-point arc. The Saints out-rebounded their two opponents by a +27.0 margin, had a +18.5 turnover and a 3.4 assist/turnover ratio.
After winning the NCAA Division III National Championship last season, the Saints are off to a 6-0 record in their return to the NAIA. Thomas More is ranked No. 21 in the NAIA Division I Coaches' Preseason Poll and is averaging 92.7 points per game. The team is shooting 51.2 percent from the field, including 40.0 from behind the three-point arc. Four Saints are averaging double-figure scoring and the team is averaging 21.7 assists per game.
Thomas More opens Mid-South Conference play tonight (Tuesday, December 3, 2019) as it travels to Williamsburg, Kentucky to play the University of the Cumberlands at 6 p.m.
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