|Harvard’s Siyani Chambers named Ivy League Rookie of the Year||03.13.13 at 9:44 pm ET|
Harvard freshman Siyani Chambers was a unanimous choice as Ivy League Rookie of the Year, and he joined sophomore teammate Wesley Saunders on the All-Ivy first team.
Junior Laurent Rivard and sophomore Steve Moundou-Missi were named All-Ivy honorable mention.
In helping the Crimson win their second straight outright Ivy League title, Chambers averaged 12.9 points and 5.7 assists in a league-high 37.8 minutes per game (fourth nationally).
Saunders led the Ivy League in scoring at 16.5 points per game, shooting 53.6 percent from the field. He also dished out 1.9 assists in 37.3 minutes per game.
Princeton’s Ian Hummer was named Player of the Year.
Harvard (19-9, 11-3) awaits its NCAA tournament matchup, which it will learn Sunday.
|Harvard’s Siyani Chambers named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for sixth time||03.11.13 at 3:51 pm ET|
Harvard point guard Siyani Chambers was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Monday after leading the Crimson to two weekend wins and an NCAA tournament berth. The award was Chambers’ sixth of the season.
In Saturday’s 65-56 victory over Cornell, Chambers had 16 points and five assists. One night earlier, he went 5-of-6 from the field and 6-of-7 from the line to finish with 16 points in a 56-51 victory over Columbia.
Chambers averages 12.9 points and a league-best 5.7 assists per game. He also plays the most minutes of any freshman in the country, with 37.8 minutes per game.
Harvard finished the regular season 19-9 (11-3 Ivy) and will learn its NCAA matchup on Sunday.
|BC’s Olivier Hanlan, Harvard’s Siyani Chambers win conference rookie of week honors||01.14.13 at 4:14 pm ET|
One week after backcourt mate Joe Rahon was named ACC Rookie of the Week, Boston College guard Olivier Hanlan received the same honor on Monday.
Playing in his first two ACC road games– a win over Virginia Tech and a loss to Wake Forest — Hanlan averaged 17.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.5 steals last week.
The Quebec product has scored in double figures in eight straight games and 11 of 12. He leads ACC freshman with 13.4 points per game (15th overall).
In the Ivy League, freshman guard Siyani Chambers was named Rookie of the week for the second week in a row and third time this season. Chambers had 22 points and six assists as the Crimson opened defense of their Ivy League title with a 75-65 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday in Hanover, N.H. Chambers leads the league with 6.0 assists per game and is second in 3-point percentage (50.0). He’s seventh in points (13.3) and minutes (37.4) per game.
Harvard sophomore Wesley Saunders was named the league’s co-Player of the Week for his 19-point, six-assist effort vs. the Big Green. Saunders hit 8-of-9 shots in helping Harvard rally for the win. Saunders leads the league with 16.4 points and 2.0 steals per game, and he’s fourth in shooting percentage (54.4). He has scored in double figures in all 14 games this season.
|BC guard Joe Rahon named ACC Rookie of Week||01.07.13 at 4:04 pm ET|
Boston College guard Joe Rahon was named ACC Player of the Week on Monday.
Rahon scored 24 points in a 79-58 win over Dartmouth last Monday, hitting 7-of-8 shots — including 6-of-6 from 3-point range — and all four of his free throws and adding five assists. He then had 18 points in a 78-73 loss to 23rd-ranked NC State on Saturday.
Rahon is seventh in the ACC in assists per game at 4.1.
BC (8-6, 0-1 ACC) next plays at Virginia Tech on Wednesday and at Wake Forest on Saturday.
Across town, Harvard guard Siyani Chambers was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the third time. Chamber hit all five of his shots in a 16-point, seven-assist effort vs. St. Mary’s on Monday, then had 14 points and 10 assists in Saturday’s rout of Rice.
Chambers, averaging 12.6 points per game, leads the Ivy League with 6.0 assists per game. He also leads the league in free throw shooting percentage (.898) and is second in minutes per game (37.4).