Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Poston averaged 16.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game while shooting 73.7 percent (14-19) from the field in a 2-0 week. He was 8-of-11 from the field for 16 points in the 70-65 win over Johns Hopkins while collecting a career-high 17 rebounds. Poston was 6-of-8 from the floor and made the game-winning free throw with :04 remaining in the 60-59 victory vs. Washington College. Killing averaged 27.5 points and 3.5 assists in a pair of Mule wins. He tallied 23 markers in a 64-48 win at Swarthmore and exploded for 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting with six assists in a 91-75 triumph vs. Johns Hopkins. Killing shot 47.2 percent from the floor and 94.7 percent (18-19) from the line in the two contests.
|Dec 3 at Johns Hopkins W, 70-65 *||1||1||35.0||8.0-11.0||72.7||0.0-0.0||-||0.0-1.0||0.0||16.0|
|Dec 7 vs. Washington College W, 60-59 *||1||1||27.0||6.0-8.0||75.0||0.0-0.0||-||4.0-6.0||66.7||16.0|
|Dec 3 at Johns Hopkins W, 70-65 *||1||1||35.0||7.0||10.0||17.0||1.0||0.0||2.0||3.0||0.7||0.0||0.0|
|Dec 7 vs. Washington College W, 60-59 *||1||1||27.0||1.0||4.0||5.0||3.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||-||0.0||0.0|
|Dec 3 at Swarthmore W, 64-48 *||1||1||39.0||6.0-19.0||31.6||2.0-7.0||28.6||9.0-9.0||100.0||23.0|
|Dec 7 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 91-75 *||1||1||34.0||11.0-17.0||64.7||1.0-1.0||100.0||9.0-10.0||90.0||32.0|
|Dec 3 at Swarthmore W, 64-48 *||1||1||39.0||0.0||1.0||1.0||1.0||0.0||1.0||2.0||0.5||5.0||0.0|
|Dec 7 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 91-75 *||1||1||34.0||1.0||5.0||6.0||3.0||0.0||6.0||8.0||0.8||3.0||0.0|
Previous Players of the Week
Nov 18: Brett Cohen, Haverford, Sr., F
Nov 25: Gerry Wixted, Dickinson, Jr., F
Dec 2: Karl Barkley, Swarthmore, Jr., G
Dec 9: Connor Poston, Gettysburg, Sr., F; Malique Killing, Muhlenberg, Jr., G
Washington College senior F Tony Hawkins (Mt. Ephraim, N.J.) notched his first career double-double with career-bests of 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead all players in both categories in the Shoremen's 76-47 win at Haverford on December 3, which snapped a 10-game losing streak on the Main Line to the Fords. The 29-point win was the largest margin of victory for Washington College since an 81-52 triumph in the 1996-97 season.
Dickinson junior F Steve Collins (Rydal, Pa.) averaged 17.0 points on 63 percent shooting from the floor in a pair of Red Devil victories. He poured in 21 points in the 64-52 win at McDaniel.
The Green Terror rebounded with a 97-point explosion in its win against Ursinus. It was the most points registered by a McDaniel squad since a 98-94 victory over Johns Hopkins on Jan. 23, 1996. Sophomore F Tim Stewart (Smyrna, Del.) led the way with 22 points as the Terror shot 63.5 percent from the field (33-of-52).
Gettysburg senior F Connor Poston (Ambler, Pa.) grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds vs. Johns Hopkins - the most by a Bullet since Julius Redd '07 grabbed 19 boards in a 58-42 loss versus York (Pa.) College on Nov. 21, 2006.
Muhlenberg is off to a 6-1 start for just the second time in 25 years following a 91-75 triumph over Johns Hopkins. Junior G Malique Killing (Philadelphia, Pa.) registered his fifth career 30-point game with a game-high 32 markers.
Haverford and Johns Hopkins are idle until the New Year due to exams.