Website tabs UNI’s Keitel for award

CEDAR FALLS – Northern Iowa sophomore center Jen Keitel has been named the Madness Missouri Valley Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by College Sports Madness, the website announced Monday.

Keitel scored in double figures in games against Bradley and Loyola last week, helping the Panthers to a pair of wins. She notched a career-high 25 points, going 11-for-14 from the field, in the victory against Bradley. Keitel tallied a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in Sunday’s win over Loyola.

UNI is back in action Sunday, hosting Drake for a 2 p.m. game at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls.