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Vinson Named A-10 Rookie Of Week, UMass Athlete of Week

Terrell Vinson netted a career-high 21 on Saturday in Boston.

Terrell Vinson netted a career-high 21 on Saturday in Boston.

Dec. 20, 2009

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - UMass freshman forward Terrell Vinson (Baltimore, Md.) was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Sunday. On Monday, he was named the UMass Athlete of the Week. He earned the honors after hitting the game-winning shot with 0.7 seconds left in the 73-72 win over Memphis. Vinson had a career-high 21 points along with nine rebounds in the huge win. Vinson's game-winner was the No. 1 Play of the Day on ESPN SportsCenter on Saturday night.

He is UMass' first rookie of the week since Nov. 2006 when Tiki Mayben captured the honor.

UMass returns to action on Wednesday at Boston College.

 

 

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