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College Insider: Talawanda’s Brown tops IU East in scoring as freshman

Addie Brown is the top scorer for the Indiana University East women’s basketball team as a freshman guard.

The Talawanda High School graduate is averaging 11.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game for the NAIA Division II Red Wolves, who are 6-11 overall and 4-1 in the River States Conference East Division.

Brown is also shooting 37 percent from 3-point range and 80 percent from the foul line.

IU East, located in Richmond, Ind., will be at home against Point Park (Pa.) on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

» Redshirt junior forward Arianne Whitaker (Lakota West) is averaging 5.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and a team-leading 1.4 blocks per game for Chattanooga.

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Whitaker has made six starts and is shooting 46.6 percent from the field and 64 percent from the free-throw line.

The Mocs (5-10) will begin Southern Conference play at 2 p.m. on Saturday against visiting East Tennessee State.

Wrestling: Redshirt sophomore Hunter Bray (Franklin) helped Notre Dame College place second in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association National Division II Duals last weekend in Louisville, Ky.

Bray and the Falcons were 3-1 in the two-day event. NDC defeated Wisconsin-Parkside 25-18, Wheeling Jesuit 21-9 and McKendree (Ill.) 21-15 before losing to St. Cloud State 35-6.

Bray, competing at 133 pounds, had one of the Falcons’ two wins over St. Cloud, a 4-0 decision over Brandon Briggs.

Notre Dame returns to action at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Ashland.

Men’s basketball: Junior guard Cedric Woods (Fairfield) has made four starts for Mount St. Joseph and is shooting 52.7 percent from the floor, 53.8 percent from beyond the arc and 87.5 percent from the charity stripe.

Woods is averaging 5.5 points and 0.8 rebounds per game for the Lions. He’s got five assists and a steal.

MSJ, 4-9 overall and 2-4 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, hosts Transylvania at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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