Jameel Warney's monster week earned him America East men's basketball Player of the Week honors.
Jameel Warney's monster week earned him America East men's basketball Player of the Week honors.
Courtesy: America East Communications

Stony Brook's Warney, Binghamton's Richards Net Weekly Honors

Release: 11/25/2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - A historic performance by Stony Brook's Jameel Warney capped off a dominant week and earned the sophomore America East men's basketball weekly honors Monday. He was joined by Binghamton's Magnus Richards, the Rookie of the Week: 


Player of the Week
Jameel Warney, So., Forward, Stony Brook

  • Put up monster numbers, averaging 24.0 points, 14.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists while shooting 72 percent from the field in three games last week.
  • Was named MVP of the 2KSports Classic Detroit Sub-Regional.
  • His week was highlighted by a 32-point, 21-rebound performance in Stony Brook's 104-102 triple-overtime win at Detroit Sunday.
  • It was the first 30-point, 20-rebound performance by an America East player since Vermont's Marqus Blakely accomplished the feat on Feb. 20, 2008.
  • Also had a 23-point, 19-board effort in a win over Florida Atlantic Saturday.
Rookie of the Week
Magnus Richards, Fr., Binghamton
  • Tallied career highs of 12 points and seven rebounds in Binghamton's loss to Radford Saturday.
  • Shot 5-of-6 from the field.
  • Ten of those 12 points came in the first half.
Around the League
  • Stony Brook is 5-2 with wins over Marist, Haverford, reigning CAA regular-season champion Northeastern, Florida Atlantic and Detroit this year.
  • Vermont nearly snapped Duke's 105-game home court win streak against non-conference opponents Sunday.
  • The Blue Devils edged the Catamounts, 91-90 as Rodney Hood sank a free throw with 5 seconds left and UVM was unable to get a shot off.
  • Hector Harold scored a career-high 24 points off the bench.
  • Jameel Warney had a 32-point, 21-rebound performance in Stony Brook's 104-102 triple-overtime win at Detroit Sunday.
  • It was the first 30-point, 20-rebound performance by an America East player since Vermont's Marqus Blakely on Feb. 20, 2008.
  • Warney earned MVP honors at the 2KSports Classic Detroit Sub-Regional.
  • Stony Brook's Anthony Jackson scored a career-high 36 points in a loss to Toledo Friday.
  • The 36 points were the most by an America East player since Boston University's John Holland had 43 on Feb. 20, 2010.
  • UMass Lowell plays at Cincinnati Tuesday on ESPN3.

2013-14 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
Nov. 11 - Player of the Week: Anthony Jackson, Stony Brook
               Rookie of the Week: Nick Madray, Binghamton
Nov. 18 - Co-Players of the Week: Jordan Reed, Binghamton/Chris Pelcher, UNH
               Rookie of the Week: Rodney Elliott, UMBC   

Nov. 25 - Player of the Week: Jameel Warney, Stony Brook
               Rookie of the Week: Magnus Richards, Binghamton   
        

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