Gil Named CACC Player of the Week in Back-to-Back Weeks
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Argelix Gil of Concordia College has been selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Player of the Week for his second straight week. Marcus Porter of Goldey-Beacom College has been named CACC Rookie of the Week.
CACC Player of the Week
Argelix Gil, Concordia (Jr., F, 6-5, Brooklyn, NY) - Averaged 21.0 points, 15.0 boards, 3.0 assist while shooting 54.2% from the floor and 86.7% from the line. In conference play leads the league in 8 different statistical categories.
CACC Rookie of the Week
Marcus Porter, Goldey-Beacom (Fr., F, 6-4, Wilmington, DE) - Contributed 22 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 assist in a win over USciences.
Cory Quimby, Dominican (Jr., C, 6-9, Otisville, NY) - Scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds on to his nation leading 11th double-double.
Garret Kerr, USciences (Fr., G, 6-3, Moorestown, NJ) - Collected 19 rebounds and scored 14 points. In conference play averages league best 13.8 rebounds.
Rickie Crews, Holy Family (Sr., C, 6-9, Deptford, NJ) - Added 13 blocks on the week to his NCAA best of 57. Averaged 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 6.5 blocks.
Corye Payton, Wilmington (Sr., G, 6-4, Burlington, NJ) - Drained five shots behind the arch while averaging 22.0 points and 6.0 boards in this weeks contest.
Caldwell - Caldwell won its only game of the week, a 76-57 triumph over visiting Felician on Monday. Junior forward Arthur Morrison tallied a career-high 23 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field to help the Cougars earn a split of the season series with Felician. Freshman guard Kevin Walker registered 14 points, six rebounds and five assists, while senior guard Nikola Otovic added 13 points. Morrison has averaged 19.0 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 61.9 percent from the field over the last four games. Caldwell plays at Bloomfield on Wednesday and at USciences on Saturday.
Concordia - Concordia went 1-1 last week with a close win on the road against Nyack. Argelix Gil (Brooklyn, NY) scored 14 points on the way to netting his 1,000th career point. He accomplished the feat on a basket in the lane with 2:01 remaining in the first half. Concordia will host Dominican this Wednesday for a 7pm meeting and will round out their week on the road to battle Wilmington (Del.).
Holy Family - Holy Family (7-8, 3-4 CACC) went 1-1 this past week after defeating Chestnut Hill (70-67) on Tuesday and then coming up short against Wilmington (73-66) on Saturday. Senior Rickie Crews recorded his second double-double of the season against Wilmington after scoring 15 points and grabbing ten boards. Crews also finished with seven blocked shots to record 13 blocks for the week. As a result, Crews increased his NCAA Division II lead to 57 in shots blocked. He is averaging 3.8 blocks per game and is only one block shy of tying his career high of 58. Junior Khiry Hankins scored 27 points against Wilmington and finished the game 7-of-11 shooting from three. Hankins' seven three-pointers set a new career-high breaking his previous best of six made three-pointers he set back on Dec. 30 against Assumption College. Sophomore Alberto Munoz recorded a double-double against Chestnut Hill with 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.
Post - Post will look to win consecutive games for the second time this season when it travels to Felician for a CACC game on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 8 p.m.
USciences - Garret Kerr (Moorestown, N.J.) recorded his seventh straight double-double in the Devils loss to Goldey-Beacom on Tuesday. His seven consecutive double-doubles are the most in school history since Bill Tedor had a string of nine straight during the 1976-77 season. With their 78.6% shooting effort (11-14) from the free throw line in Tuesday's loss, the Devils have turned in back-to-back efforts 75% or better efforts at the charity stripe for the first time since January 2010. It is just their third game this year and fourth in their last 43 that the Devils have shot 75% or better from the free throw line. In the latest NCAA statistics report (through games of 1/12), Kerr is ranked 2nd nationally in rebounding, averaging 11.9 per game and sixth in double-doubles with eight. (Dominican College's Cory Quimby leads the nation with 11).
Wilmington - Wilmington won their second consecutive conference road game coming from a double digit 2nd half deficit. The win at Holy Family pulled wilmington within a game of the last playoff spot.