PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Georgio Milligan, Franklin & Marshall
Senior, Guard, Spring Valley, NY / Don Bosco Prep, NJ
FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Around the Conference
The Red Devils lost in the Conference semifinals to Muhlenberg, 65-62. Dickinson held a six-point advantage at halftime but could not hold the lead. First-year Gerry Wixted (Moorestown, NJ / Lawrenceville School) led the way with 13 points and 11 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season, while sophomore Adam Honig (Chappaqua, NY / Horace Greeley) tallied a team-high 14 points. Senior Chris Heine (Spring Lake, NJ / St. Rose) made his 100th three-pointer of his career in the loss.
Franklin & Marshall
Senior Georgio Milligan (Spring Valley, NY / Don Bosco Prep, NJ) became the Diplomats' all-time leading scorer with 1,807 points. He also holds the program mark for free throws made (507) and is second on the assists (590), steals (272) and games played (118) charts. F&M held 18 of their 25 opponents under 60 points. Coach Glenn Robinson now has 828 career victories and is one away from the 10th spot on the NCAA all-time wins list.
The Blue Jays' season came to a close in the Conference first round with a 56-53 home loss to Washington College. It is Hopkins' first postseason loss to the Shoremen in Centennial history. Freshman George Bugarinovic (Overland Park, KS / Blue Valley Northwest) led the Jays with 14 points, while senior Tim McCarty (Warrington, PA / Germantown Academy), a third-team Academic All-America selection, had a double-double with 13 points and 11 caroms
The Mules reached their first Centennial final since 2001 but fell short at Franklin & Marshall, 71-55. Sophomore Austin Curry (Jamison, PA / Germantown Academy) made eight three-pointers in the two tournament games, including five in the final. Senior Spencer Liddic (Clarks Summit, PA / Abington Heights) closed his career with a pair of double-doubles, including 16 points and 13 rebounds vs. Dickinson. Freshman Malique Killing (Philadelphia, PA / Friends Central) set a Conference record for points by a freshman with 446.
The Shoremen advanced to the Conference semifinals with a 56-53 win at Johns Hopkins, but their tournament run was ended in the semifinals at Franklin & Marshall. Senior Kevin Breslin (Hagerstown, MD / St. Maria Goretti) scored 17 points vs. the Blue Jays and 26 vs. the Diplomats, becoming the 20th player in Conference history to surpass 1,500 career points (1,517).