LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Two Covenant basketball plays from the month of December can be voted on as the USA South's Play of the Month. Patjo Twagirayezu's breakaway dunk vs. Millsaps is the men's basketball nominee, while Rachel Price's jumper against Maryville is in the running for the women's basketball play of the month.
Twagirayezu's dunk is up against plays from Greensboro, Maryville, and Piedmont. Price's play is up with plays from Maryville and Piedmont.
Voting is done exclusively by fans and will conclude on Thursday, Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. when the winner will be announced.
The USA South introduced this new endeavor for the 2015-16 basketball seasons as each month a "Men's Basketball Play of the Month" and "Women's Basketball Play of the Month" will be chosen. For each of the four months during the regular season, dynamic plays will be submitted by the coaching staffs of each institution. The winners are chosen by fan voting and will be featured both on the USA South website and its social networking outlets (Twitter / YouTube / Instagram). At the end of the season, each monthly winner will be nominated for Play of the Year.
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