StatSheet's MAAC Player of the Week for January 28th goes to Juan`ya Green from Niagara. StatSheet's MAAC Freshman of the Week is Fairfield's Amadou Sidibe.
Green was the best in the MAAC in assists (9.5 per game). He also put up respectable numbers with 7 rebounds per game and 14 points per game. The Niagara sophomore played well for the Purple Eagles in wins against 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 then added 8 assists and 5 steals in a narrow 66-65 win against Canisius.
Juan`ya Green has been named StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week one other time this season. The runner-up this week is Canisius junior Chris Manhertz. Honorable mention goes to Jordan Heath, a junior from Canisius. The highest ranking player from Iona was David Laury who finished fifth.
StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week: Fairfield's Amadou Sidibe
Amadou Sidibe was on the floor an average of 28 minutes while starting all 3 games for Fairfield. He bested all MAAC freshmen in rebounding (9.0 per game). In a 65-60 loss to Loyola (MD), Sidibe led all rebounding for the Stags with 11 and also pitched in 71% shooting. Then in a massive 71-37 win over Marist, he put up 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 marks the second time this season that Amadou Sidibe has won the StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week. T.J. Cline from Niagara gets runner-up. Shane Richards from Manhattan takes honorable mention. Iona has 3 StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week wins this season.
Tags: David Laury
- 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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