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Kivontay Shaw, Men's Basketball

Kivontay Shaw, Men's Basketball

ROCKFORD, Ill. - 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.