Creighton's Neuvirth named scholar/athlete of the week

Megan NeuvirthMegan Neuvirth of Creighton University has been selected the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced. 
Neuvirth, a forward for the Creighton women’s basketball team, from West Point, Neb., averaged 14.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals, 1.0 assists and 1.0 blocked shots per game while leading the Bluejays to road triumphs at Southern Illinois (55-43 on Jan. 15) and Evansville (50-47 on Jan. 17).
Neuvirth, who has a 3.24 cumulative grade-point average in marketing, registered her sixth double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 boards at Southern Illinois.  Versus Evansville, she led all players with 16 points and four steals.