Juan`ya Green from Niagara has been selected for StatSheet's MAAC Player of the Week for January 28th. StatSheet's MAAC Freshman of the Week is Fairfield's Amadou Sidibe.
Green finished first in the MAAC in assists (9.5 per game). He also put up great stats in rebounding (7 per game) and scoring (14 pts per game). The Niagara sophomore played well for the Purple Eagles in victories versus Siena and Canisius.
Green led all scoring for the Purple Eagles with 19 points while adding 11 assists in a 78-69 win against Siena. He followed that up with 8 assists and 5 steals in a narrow 66-65 win over Canisius.
This is the second StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week honor for Juan`ya Green. The runner-up this week is our own Chris Manhertz. Honorable mention goes to our own Jordan Heath.
StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week: Fairfield's Amadou Sidibe
Amadou Sidibe was on the floor an average of 28 minutes starting all 3 games for Fairfield. His average in rebounding (9.0 per game) was the best among all MAAC freshmen. In a 65-60 loss to Loyola (MD), Sidibe led all rebounding for the Stags with 11 and also pitched in 71% shooting. Following that in a massive 71-37 win over Marist, he totaled 6 points and 7 rebounds. And closing it out with a 61-54 win versus St. Peter's, Sidibe racked up 9 rebounds and 50% shooting.
This is the second time for Amadou Sidibe, who won the StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week earlier this season. The runner-up is T.J. Cline from Niagara. Shane Richards from Manhattan receives honorable mention. Canisius players have been named StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week 3 times this season.
Tags: Chris Manhertz
- Scoring: Evan Hymes, Siena: 25.5 PPG
- Rebounding: O.D Anosike, Siena: 15.5 RPG
- Assists: Juan`ya Green, Niagara: 9.5 APG
- Blocked Shots: Rhamel Brown, Manhattan: 3 BPG
- Free Throws: Lamont Jones, Iona: 11 PPG
- Three Pointers: Evan Hymes, Siena: 3.5 TPG
- Steals: Chavaughn Lewis, Marist: 3 SPG
, Jordan Heath