Towson's Jerrelle Benimon has been chosen as the StatSheet CAA Player of the Week for the week ending December 17th. StatSheet's CAA Freshman of the Week goes to Ron Curry. And last but not least, Towson's Kris Walden has taken StatSheet's CAA 6th Man of the Week.
Benimon was tops in the CAA in rebounding (11.5 per game). He also put up respectable numbers with 60% shooting and 18 points per game. The Towson senior played well for the Tigers in losses to Temple and North Dakota State.
Benimon led scoring and rebounding for the Tigers with 30 points and 18 rebounds in a 72-61 loss to Temple. He followed that up with 5 rebounds and 2 blocked shots in a 65-48 loss to North Dakota State.
This is the second time this season that Jerrelle Benimon has been named StatSheet CAA Player of the Week. The runner-up this week is our own Devon Moore. Honorable mention goes to senior Keith Rendleman from North Carolina-Wilmington.
StatSheet CAA Freshman of the Week: James Madison's Ron Curry
Ron Curry played 33 minutes starting the only game for James Madison. In an 85-73 win over North Carolina-Greensboro, Curry rang up 13 points and 6 assists.
This is the first StatSheet CAA Freshman of the Week award for Ron Curry. Jarvis Threatt from Delaware gets runner-up. Freddie Jackson from North Carolina-Wilmington takes honorable mention.
StatSheet CAA 6th Man of the Week: Towson's Kris Walden
Sophomore Kris Walden, a 6-1 reserve guard, averaged 22 minutes over the two games for the Tigers. In the loss to Temple, Walden got 4 points and 2 rebounds. Then in the loss to North Dakota State, he racked up 9 points and 3 assists.
This is Kris Walden's first StatSheet CAA 6th Man of the Week award this season. Richard Ross, a sophomore forward from Old Dominion, is runner up. Stephen Nwaukoni, a junior forward from Hofstra, receives honorable mention. James Madison has yet to win the StatSheet CAA Player of the Week award this season.
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- Scoring: Rayshawn Goins, James Madison: 23 PPG
- Rebounding: Jerrelle Benimon, Towson: 11.5 RPG
- Assists: Stevie Mejia, Hofstra: 8 APG
- Blocked Shots: James Vincent, Georgia State: 3 BPG
- Free Throws: Frantz Massenat, Drexel: 7 PPG
- Three Pointers: Aaron Bacote, Old Dominion: 6 TPG
- Steals: Keenan Palmore, Old Dominion: 4 SPG
, Ron Curry
, Rayshawn Goins