Feb. 6, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—The Atlantic 10 has selected Temple senior guard Ramone Moore as its Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Fordham freshman guard Bryan Smith was chosen as the league’s Rookie of the Week. The duo earned the awards Monday for games played during the week of Jan. 30 – Feb. 5.
Moore averaged 23.5 points per game in two wins for the Owls last week. He scored 25 points against Fordham on 9-of-16 from the field (56.3 percent), including 6-of-8 (75 percent) from 3-point range. The Philadelphia, Pa., native also dished out five assists in the win. He followed that performance with 22 points, five rebounds and three assists at Rhode Island. He shot 9-of-20 (45 percent) from the field. For the week he committed just two turnovers, one in each game.
Smith averaged 18.5 points per game in Fordham’s two games last week. He scored 23 points at Temple, shooting 8-of-14 (57.1 percent) from the field and 4-of-6 (66.7 percent) at the line. A Brooklyn, N.Y., native, Smith followed that performance by making three 3-pointers and 5-of-6 (83.3 percent) free throws for 14 points against Charlotte. He added three rebounds, three assists and two steals versus the 49ers.
Also named to the A-10 weekly honor roll were:
Chris Braswell, Charlotte
Kevin Dillard, Dayton
Eric Evans, Duquesne
Chris Gaston, Fordham
Tony Taylor, George Washington
Tyreek Duren, La Salle
Jarrell Wright, La Salle
Chaz Williams, Massachusetts
Orion Outerbridge, Rhode Island
Jonathan Holton, Rhode Island
Kendall Anthony, Richmond
Halil Kanacevic, Saint Joseph’s
Brian Conklin, Saint Louis