StatSheet MAAC Players of the Week - January 7th, 2013

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StatSheet's MAAC Player of the Week for January 7th goes to Juan`ya Green from Niagara. A.J. English from Iona has earned StatSheet's MAAC Freshman of the Week.

Green was the MAAC leader in scoring (26.0 pts per game). He also put up huge numbers in rebounding (3.5 per game), shooting (70%), and assists (4 per game). The Niagara sophomore played well for the Purple Eagles in wins against Marist and Fairfield.

Green totaled 21 points and 5 assists in 29 minutes in a big 94-72 win over Marist. In the next game he led all scoring with 31 points and added 4 steals in a narrow 71-67 victory against Fairfield.

This is the first StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week award for Juan`ya Green. The runner-up this week is senior Lamont Jones from Iona. Honorable mention goes to senior Derek Needham from Fairfield. Chris Manhertz finished 12th and was the highest ranking player from Canisius.

StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week: Iona's A.J. English

A.J. English averaged 23 minutes while starting all 3 games for Iona. His averages in scoring (9.33 pts per game), assists (1.67 per game), and blocked shots (1.33 per game) topped all MAAC freshmen. In a 93-74 win over St. Bonaventure, English registered 11 points on 80% shooting. Then in a thin 66-62 win against Siena, he put up 11 points and 2 blocked shots. And closing it out with a 78-70 win versus Manhattan, English racked up 6 points and 2 blocked shots.

This is the second StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week honor for A.J. English. Josip Mikulic from Fairfield gets runner-up. Honorable mention goes to Shane Richards from Manhattan. Canisius has won the StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week award 3 times this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Juan`ya Green, Niagara: 26 PPG
  • Rebounding: Chris Manhertz, Canisius: 13.5 RPG
  • Assists: Billy Baron, Canisius: 5.5 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Rhamel Brown, Manhattan: 4.33 BPG
  • Free Throws: Lamont Jones, Iona: 8.67 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Rob Poole, Siena: 4 TPG
  • Steals: Blaise Ffrench, St. Peter's: 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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