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Vermont's Sandro Carissimo (left) and Binghamton's Jordan Reed (right) sarned America East Co-Player of the Week honors Monday.
Courtesy: America East Communications

Trio of Standouts Earn Men's Hoops Weekly Awards

Release: 02/10/2014
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Impressive performances by three America East men's basketball standouts netted Binghamton's Jordan Reed, Vermont's Sandro Carissimo and UMBC's Rodney Elliott the conference's weekly awards for week 14 Monday:


Co-Player of the Week
Jordan Reed, So., Forward, Binghamton

  • Had a monster week, averaging 21.5 points and 15.5 rebounds per game, helping his team go 1-1.
  • Scored 23 points and added 15 rebounds and three blocks in a loss to Stony Brook Tuesday.
  • Led Binghamton to a win over Maine Saturday with a 20-point, 16-rebound, 4-steal performance.
  • Award is his third of the season.

Co-Player of the Week
Sandro Carissimo, Sr., Guard, Vermont

  • Had strong all-around performance in Vermont's win over Maine Tuesday.
  • Contributed 20 points on nearly perfect 8-of-9 shooting, seven assists and four rebounds in lone game of the week.
  • Award is his second of the year.
Rookie of the Week
Rodney Elliott, Fr., Guard, UMBC
  • Earned his league-best fifth Rookie of the Week honor after averaging a league-best 23.5 points per game as UMBC went 1-1 last week.
  • Added 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
  • Had a game-high 21 points and added four assists in a win over UNH Wednesday.
  • Scored a career-high 26 points and added five rebounds in loss to UMass Lowell Saturday.
Around the League
  • Two games will air on ESPN3 this week: Albany at UMBC on Feb. 12 and Maine at Albany on Feb. 15.
  • Vermont (9-1), winner of 11 of its last 12 games, sits atop the conference standings at 9-1.
  • Stony Brook (9-2) is in second place.
  • UNH won at Stony Brook Saturday, snapped the Seawolves' 23-game home court win streak in league games, which was the third-longest active streak in the nation.
  • SBU and Vermont are receiving votes in the latest CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25.
  • Albany (6-5) and UMass Lowell (6-5) are tied for third in the league standings.
  • Vermont's Brian Voelkel sits in fifth place on the league’s all-time rebound list (1,100) and is 14 shy of surpassing Tommy Brenton and Mark Halsel for third on the all-time chart.
  • Voelkel is also just 31 assists of moving into the conference's top five all time in assists.
  • He is the only play in NCAA Division I history with 1,000 rebounds and 600 assists.
  • Stony Brook's Jameel Warney leads the nation shooting 64.5 percent from the field.
  • Four different Binghamton players have earned Rookie of the Week honors this season, the first time in America East history four players from one team have earned the honor.
  • America East is youth driven as six of the top 15 scorers are freshmen or sophomores.

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      
Dec. 2  - Player of the Week: Peter Hooley, Albany
          Rookie of the Week: Kurt Steidl, Vermont
Dec. 9  - Co-Players of the Week: Jordan Reed, Binghamton/Mark Nwakamma, Hartford
          Rookie of the Week: Marlon Beck, Binghamton    
Dec. 16 - Player of the Week: Sam Rowley, Albany
          Rookie of the Week: Rodney Elliott, UMBC  
Dec. 23 - Player of the Week: Jameel Warney, Stony Brook/Sandro Carissimo, Vermont
          Rookie of the Week: Dallas Ennema, Albany
Dec. 30 - Player of the Week: Dimitry Akanda-Coronel, Maine
          Rookie of the Week: Marlon Beck, Binghamton
Jan.  6 - Player of the Week: Dimitry Akanda-Coronel, Maine
          Rookie of the Week: Rodney Elliott, UMBC
Jan. 13 - Player of the Week: Akeem Williams, UMass Lowell
          Rookie of the Week: Yosef Yacob, Binghamton
Jan. 20 - Player of the Week: Gary Johnson, Albany
          Rookie of the Week: Ahmad Walker, Stony Brook
Jan. 27 - Co-Players of the Week: Wes Cole, Hartford/Chris Pelcher, UNH
          Rookie of the Week: Ahmad Walker, Stony Brook
Feb. 3  - Player of the Week: Xavier Pollard, Maine
      Rookie of the Week: Rodney Elliott, UMBC
Feb. 10 - Co-Players of the Week: Jordan Reed, Binghamton/Sandro Carissimo, Vermont
      Rookie of the Week: Rodney Elliott, UMBC

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