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Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week: Jaylen Adams, St. Bonaventure Bonnies

Jaylen Adams helped lead his team to a big conference win, and prevented a bad conference loss with late-game heroics to take the weekly award.

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St. Bonaventure has been hanging near the top of the Atlantic 10 standings this year. The Bonnies are making a real case for a sleeper pick during the A-10 Tournament, and a chance to crash the Big Dance.

That case was strengthened this week as St. Bonaventure moved to 7-3 in the league with wins over St. Joe's (just the second in the league for the Hawks) and Saint Louis, thanks to some strong play from sophomore Jaylen Adams.

Adams helped carry the Bonnies to a 83-73 win on the road over the Hawks with 31 points, on 10 of 21 shooting from the floor. He went 6-for-12 from 3-point range, and added seven assists and three steals in the win, while committing just a single turnover.

He then followed that with a 19-point performance against Saint Louis on Sunday. This was rounded out by six rebounds, four assists and two blocks. His biggest contribution came at the buzzer, as Adams hit the game-winning 3-point shot -- part of a 3-for-7 day behind the arc -- and helped the Bonnies stay in the hunt for a first-round bye in the conference tournament.

For his impressive night in the St. Joe's upset and his clutch shot, Jaylen Adams is the Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week.

Also considered: Jordan Howard, Central Arkansas; John Brown, High Point; Martin Breunig, Montana; Javontae Hawkins, Eastern Kentucky; Thomas Walkup, Stephen F. Austin; Raven Lee, Eastern Michigan

Mid-Major Madness Players of the Week:

Week 1: Marcus Graves, Sacramento State
Week 2: Wes Washpun, Northern Iowa
Week 5: Kay Felder, Oakland
Week 6: Chris Horton, Austin Peay
Week 7: Roderick Bobbitt, Hawaii
Week 8: Chris Hass, Bucknell
Week 9: Cameron Morse, Youngstown State
Week 10: Shawn Long, Louisiana Lafayette
Week 11: Juan'ya Green, Hofstra
Week 12: Matt Scott, Niagara
Week 13: Jaylen Adams, St. Bonaventure