StatSheet's America East Player of the Week for February 11th goes to Boston University's D.J. Irving. Boston University's John Papale has won StatSheet's America East Freshman of the Week. Also, Joey Getz from Maryland-Baltimore County is the StatSheet America East 6th Man of the Week. Irving tallied 50% shooting, 8 rebounds per game, and 4.5 assists per game. The Boston University junior played well in victories against Maine and Binghamton.
Irving led the Terriers in rebounding with 10 and added 3 steals in a 79-72 win over Maine. That was followed by a team-leading 27 points plus an additional 3 steals in a huge 79-58 win over Binghamton.
This is the first time that D.J. Irving has been named the StatSheet America East Player of the Week. The runner-up this week is Vermont junior Brian Voelkel. Honorable mention goes to Vermont junior Clancy Rugg. Brian Freeman was the highest ranking player from Binghamton, finishing 16th.
StatSheet America East Freshman of the Week: Boston University's John Papale
John Papale played an average of 31 minutes as a starter for Boston University. He bested all America East freshmen in three pointers (4.0 per game). In the win over Maine, Papale contributed 16 points and 3 assists. In the win over Binghamton, he added 12 points and 4 rebounds.
This is a new honor for John Papale, the first time he has won StatSheet America East Freshman of the Week. The runner-up is our own Jordan Reed. Honorable mention goes to Peter Hooley from Albany.
StatSheet America East 6th Man of the Week: Maryland-Baltimore County's Joey Getz
Joey Getz, a 6-0 Sophomore guard, played an average of 22 minutes over two games for the Retrievers. In a 79-56 loss to Albany, Getz got 5 points and 3 rebounds. During a 67-55 loss to Vermont, he led all scoring and rebounding with 12 points and 6 rebounds.
This is the first StatSheet America East 6th Man of the Week award for Joey Getz. Jon McAllian, a senior guard from Maine, is runner up. Jeron Trotman, a senior forward from New Hampshire, receives honorable mention. Binghamton has yet to win StatSheet America East Player of the Week.
Tags: Brian Freeman
- Scoring: Mark Nwakamma, Hartford: 22.5 PPG
- Rebounding: Brian Voelkel, Vermont: 15 RPG
- Assists: Maurice Watson Jr., Boston University: 10.5 APG
- Blocked Shots: Mike Allison, Maine: 3.5 BPG
- Free Throws: Jordan Reed, Binghamton: 8 PPG
- Three Pointers: John Papale, Boston University: 4 TPG
- Steals: Sam Rowley, Albany: 5 SPG
, Jordan Reed