Cochran Picks Up Little East Conference Weekly Honors
Cochran helped Southern Maine to a 2-0 week and became the 20th USM women's basketball player to score at least 1000 points in their career with her 13th point of the first half in a 74-52 win over Plymouth State University. In 24 minutes against the Panthers, Cochran recorded 18 points and grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds. In the Huskies' regular season finale, Cochran notched her conference-leading 13th double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds in just 23 minutes against UMass Dartmouth.
Cochran leads the Huskies and the Little East in scoring and rebounding. The 6-1 forward is averaging 18.1 points and 11.1 rebounds per game while shooting 49.4 percent (159-for-322) from the field. Cochran was a 2011 first team All-Little East Conference selection.
The second seed in the 2012 Little East Conference women's basketball championship tournament, Southern Maine (20-5 overall, 11-3 Little East) will face the winner of the no. 6 UMass Boston vs. No. 3 Keene State game on Friday (7:30 p.m.). UMass Dartmouth is the fifth seed in the tournament and will travel to face fourth-seeded Western Connecticut on Tuesday (tba).