Courtesy: America East Communications

Ross, Lamb Net Week #6 Men's #AEHoops Player of Week Honors

Release: 12/19/2016

BOSTON - A light week for America East men's basketball teams on the court resulted in just 11 games being played. Albany, Binghamton, Hartford, UMass Lowell, Stony Brook and Vermont picking up wins. Here are the week #6 award winners:

Player of the Week
Jalen Ross, Hartford - Sr., Guard, Greenbelt, Md.

  • Scored 27 points, including 21 in the second half, to lead Hartford to a comeback win over Dartmouth Tuesday.
  • Sank a career-high 11 field goals on 18 attempts.
  • Dished out five assists.
  • This is his first career Player of the Week award.

Rookie of the Week
Anthony Lamb, Vermont - Fr., Forward, Rochester, N.Y.

  • Scored a career-high 26 points on 12-of-18 shooting in a win over Eastern Michigan Saturday.
  • The 26 points were the most by a Vermont freshman since Taylor Coppenrath scored 31 during the 2001-02 season.
  • Pulled down eight rebounds.
  • This is Lamb's third career Rookie of the Week (Nov. 14, 28).

Weekly Award Winners
Nov. 14 - Player of the Week: Joe Cremo, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Nov. 21 - Player of the Week: Jairus Lyles, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Arkel Lamar, UMBC
Nov. 28 - Co-Players of the Week: David Nichols, Albany & Tanner Leissner, New Hampshire; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont
Dec. 5 - Player of the Week: Bobby Ahearn, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Andrew Fleming, Maine
Dec. 12 - Co-Player of the Week: Joe Cremo, Albany & Jaleen Smith, New Hampshire; Rookie of the Week: Akwasi Yeboah, Stony Brook
Dec. 19 - Player of the Week: Jalen Ross, Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Anthony Lamb, Vermont