MOUNT VERNON - For the second consecutive week, Buena Vista's Adam Jones was named the Iowa Conference men's basketball player of the week.
Jones, a senior forward from Jefferson, averaged 20.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in two games. In a 77-55 victory over Coe last Friday, he scored 13 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists. The following night against Cornell, Jones scored 28 points on 8-for-13 shooting including 7-for-11 from 3-point land. In the 96-56 Beavers victory, he also grabbed five rebounds and handed out two assists in 24 minutes of play.
Tara Heller of Upper Iowa was selected the women's basketball player of the week and Pat Thomas of Loras was selected as the conference wrestler of the week.
Heller, a senior guard, averaged 20.5 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 steals in two games during the week leading the Peacocks to a school-record seven straight victories.
Thomas, a junior heavyweight, won all four of his matches by fall at the Flash Flanagan Open hosted by Loras.