Feb. 7, 2011
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Temple's Scootie Randall was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, while Saint Joseph's Langston Galloway was named Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday.
Randall averaged 20.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in leading Temple to a perfect 2-0 week with wins over La Salle and Rhode Island. The junior forward opened the week scoring 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the floor, while adding three rebounds and three assists in the win at La Salle. Against Rhode Island, Randall scored 27 points, to tie a game-high, as the Philadelphia, Pa., native connected on his first eight shots from the floor, including a perfect 7-for-7 in the first half. Randall finished the week shooting 65.2 percent from the floor, 66.7 percent from three-point land and was 3-for-3 from the charity stripe.
Galloway scored a career-high 25 points, helping the Hawks earn their first conference win of the year defeating Massachusetts 67-64 last Saturday. The freshman guard was 8-of-12 from the floor against the Minutemen including a perfect 6-for-6 from three-point territory. He added three assists and played all 40 minutes for the first time this year. Defensively, he held UMass' Anthony Gurley to just 10 points. Earlier in the week, Galloway had 11 points and nine rebounds in a loss on the road at Richmond. For the week, the Baton Rouge, La., native averaged 18.0 points and 6.0 rebounds, while shooting 44.4 percent from the floor and 7-for-11 (63.6%) from three-point range.
Temple is back in action on Wednesday, February 9 as the Owls host Fordham at 7:00 p.m. Saint Joseph's will also hit the hardwood in its next game against Fordham on Sunday, February 13 in a game played at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J.
Atlantic 10 Weekly Honor Roll
Chris Wright led Dayton to two wins averaging 19.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks - 30 of his 38 points scored on the week came in the second half...St. Bonaventure's Andrew Nicholson led the Bonnies to a 1-1 week including a victory over Duquesne as the junior forward averaged 25.0 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games...Tony Taylor led GW in scoring last week averaging 23 points and 6.0 assists the Colonials went 1-1 on the road...Delroy James led Rhode Island to a 1-1 week averaging 22.0 points and 6.5 rebounds...Xavier's Mark Lyons tied a career-high with 25 points at Charlotte and finished the week averaging 20.0 points on 52 percent shooting from the floor...Richmond Dan Geriot averaged 15.0 points and 4.0 rebounds as the Spiders went 2-0 last week...Derrio Green led the 49ers in scoring last week and hit 10-of-10 free throws as Charlotte handed Xavier its first league loss of the season...B.J. Monteiro averaged 18.0 points and 6.5 rebounds on 50.0 percent shooting in Duquesne's two games last week...Saint Louis' Rob Loe led the team averaging 14.0 points in two games as the freshman forward was a perfect 5-for-5 from the floor including 4-for-4 from three-point territory vs. Xavier.