|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 Wesley Saunders named Ivy co-Player of Week||02.25.13 at 2:05 pm ET|
Wesley Saunders was named Ivy League co-Player of the Week on Monday for his performance in the Crimson’s weekend sweep of Brown and Yale. He shares the award with Princeton’s Ian Hummer.
Saunders had 19 points and nine rebounds in Friday’s 65-47 victory at Brown, and he scored 14 points in the following night’s 72-66 victory at Yale.
Harvard (17-7, 9-1 Ivy) plays at second-place Princeton (14-9, 7-2) on Friday night, looking to sweep the season series. The Crimson play at Penn on Saturday night.
|BC’s Joe Rahon, Harvard’s Wesley Saunders earn conference honors||02.05.13 at 10:26 am ET|
Boston College freshman guard Joe Rahon was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday, the second time this season he’s been so honored.
Rahon scored a season-high 26 points in Saturday’s victory over Clemson, the most points scored by a freshman in the conference this season. He hit 9-of-12 shots, including 6-of-7 3-pointers.
The Eagles (10-11, 2-6) play at eighth-ranked Miami (17-3, 8-0) on Tuesday night. Miami sophomore Shane Larkin (son of former Major League Baseball standout Barry Larkin) was named ACC Player of the Week on Monday.
In the Ivy League, Harvard sophomore Wesley Saunders was named co-Player of the Week after leading the Crimson to two victories over the weekend. Saunders, who shares the award with Princeton’s Ian Hummer, had 15 points and a career-high 11 assists in Friday’s 67-64 victory over Yale. One night later, he had 18 points while playing a career-high 48 minutes in an 89-82 double-overtime victory over Brown.
Saunders, who leads the league with 16.3 points per game, has been named Player of the Week four times this season.
Harvard (12-6, 4-0) plays at Cornell and Columbia this weekend.
|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.