Feb. 25, 2008
AMHERST, Mass. -
Chris Lowe earned his first-ever Atlantic 10 Player of Week honor on Sunday. He was recognized along with La Salle's Darnell Harris as the league's co-players of the week. Lowe averaged 17.0 points and and 11.5 assists in a 2-0 week for the Minutes, who knocked off a Saint Louis and Rhode Island.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Chris Lowe - Massachusetts
Junior, Guard, 6-0, 160 lbs.
Mount Vernon, N.Y./Mount Vernon HS
Lowe registered a pair of double-doubles and averaged 17 points and 11.5 assists in two victories...scored 13 points and dished out a career-high 13 assists in the Minutemen's 88-77 win over Saint Louis on Feb. 17...scored 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting and added ten assists on Feb. 21 as UMass downed Rhode Island, 98-91...added eight rebounds and three steals.
Darnell Harris - La Salle
Senior, Guard, 6-1, 165 lbs.
Baltimore, Md./St. Francis HS
Harris averaged 23.5 points and shot
13-of-25 from three point range in leading La Salle to wins over Saint Joseph's (90-89) on Feb. 18 and Dayton (81-78, OT) on Feb. 21...scored 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting and added four assists versus the Hawks...tied his career high with eight three-pointers against Dayton...did not commit a turnover in 73 minutes of action.