OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Association of Division III Independents named St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's basketball forward David Louison its Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of January.
Louison, a junior from Brooklyn, New York, led the team throughout the month in scoring averaging 21.2 points per game as St. Joseph's finished the month 5-3, closing with three consecutive wins. The forward was a dominating presence on the block for the Bears as he shot an impressive 60.9 percent from the floor and corralled 10.0 rebounds per night during the month, finishing with five double-doubles. Louison opened up the month scoring 30 points in two of the first three games after the turn of the calendar, including a 30-point, 9-rebound outing against Drew on January 4th. The junior would score his 1,000th career point against Brooklyn College finishing with 30 points on 12-of-16 shooting while securing 10 rebounds. The two-time Player of the Week during the month picked up a pair of double-doubles against CUNYAC foes York College and Medgar Evers in back-to-back games. Against the Cardinals Louison poured in 28 points on 12-of-20 shooting and brought down 11 boards before following that up with a 27-point, 11-rebound affair at Medgar Evers on January 27th. The junior continues to lead the Bears in scoring at 18.4 points per game and is shooting 54.5 percent from the field on the season.