Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Irving picks up second Rookie of the Week award

By René Reyes/DFP Staff

Mike Alexander. Tunji Awojobi. Raja Bell. Paul Seymour. Tyler Morris. John Holland. Jake O’Brien.

If freshman guard D.J. Irving continues earning America East Rookie of the Week honors at this pace, he could soon add his own name to the list of former and current Boston University men’s basketball players to win the AE Rookie of the Year Award.

For the second time in three weeks, the six-foot native of Chester, Pa., was named the conference’s Rookie of the Week for his performances last week against the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Stony Brook University and the University of Hartford.

In three games, Irving averaged 9.3 points, 6.7 assists and 2.7 rebounds, while knocking down 8-of-18 shots from the field and converting 11-of-12 attempts from the free throw line.

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