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Men’s Basketball Athletes of the Week: November 25, 2019


Player of the Week / Rookie of the Week

Shion Darby (Rhode Island College) - Freshman - Guard - Peekskill, N.Y.
Darby swept this week's men's basketball honors after averaging 29 points, 3.7 assists and 3.2 rebounds per contest over a 2-1 week for the Anchormen, who are now 4-1 for the season. He opened the week scoring 26 points with six assists and five boards in a 94-81 win at Fitchburg State before tallying 27 points with four assists and two steals in a 101-77 victory over Elms. The freshman capped the week going off for a career-high 34 points in an 81-75 setback to Brandeis, which is among the teams receiving votes in the poll.

Darby currently leads the LEC and ranks fifth in the nation in scoring average at 28.6 points per game. He is third in the league in assists (21) through five games.

Previous 2019-20 Weekly Award Winners

Player of the Week
November 11 - Dhalyn Sanders-Dyer (UMass Dartmouth)
November 18 - James Anozie (Keene State) 

Rookie of the Week
November 11 - Taylor Carlson (UMass Dartmouth) 
November 18 - Shion Darby (Rhode Island College)