Chris Manhertz is Runner-Up for the StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week - January 28th, 2013

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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.

Weekly Leaders

  • 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

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MAAC Standings

OverallConf
1 Iona 22-11 17-3
2 Manhattan 25-8 15-5
3 Quinnipiac 20-12 14-6
 3Canisius 21-13 14-6
5 Siena 20-18 11-9
6 Rider 14-17 9-11
6 St. Peter's 14-17 9-11
6 Marist 12-19 9-11
9 Monmouth 11-21 5-15
10 Fairfield 7-25 4-16
11 Niagara 7-26 3-17
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2013-2014 Roster

#12 Billy Baron Sr G 6-2 195
#14 Kevin Bleeker So C 6-10 225
#2 J. Crumpton Fr F 6-6 220
#11 Lou Dunbar Fr G 6-3 170
#35 Jordan Heath Sr F 6-10 240
#50 Josiah Heath Jr F 6-9 230
#1 Zach Lewis Fr G 6-3 175
#13 Chris Manhertz Sr F 6-6 235
#23 Chris Perez Sr G 6-3 210
#32 Dominique Raney So G 6-4 180
#5 K. Robertson Fr G 6-3 169
#22 Phil Valenti Fr F 6-7 195
#25 Adam Weir Fr G 6-4 185
#4 J. Williams Jr G 5-11 165