Kivontay Shaw Named Regent of the Week
Sophomore guard Kivontay Shaw (Galesburg, Ill.) has been named Regent of the Week for the week ending January 6, 2019. Shaw helped lead the Regents to a perfect 2-0 record in NACC play last week. The sophomore opened with 17 points on 5-for-7 (71.4%) shooting and had 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season in Rockford's 99-79 win over Lakeland. He then exploded for a career-high 32 points on 11-for-16 (68.8%) shooting, including draining 7-of-10 (70.0%) from three-point range, and had 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block in the Regents' 108-102 overtime win against Aurora. The win gave Rockford its first regular season sweep over Aurora since 2002-03. For the week, Shaw averaged 24.5 points on a blistering 16-for-23 (69.9%) shooting from the floor, including going 10-for-15 (66.7%) from three-point range. He also averaged 7.0 rebounds 1.5 assists, 1.0 steal and 0.5 block.