The Atlantic 10 Conference has named Saint Louis senior Jordan Goodwin A-10 Player of the Week. George Mason freshman Tyler Kolek was selected as the league’s Rookie of the Week. The awards were announced Monday and are for games played Dec. 21-27.
Goodwin registered another double-double in the Billikens’ lone game of the week against Kansas City. The guard from Centreville, Ill., turned in 23 points and pulled down 13 rebounds against the Roos, both game highs. Goodwin also added two assists and a steal in the win, while shooting 53.8 percent (7-of-13 from the field) and 9-of-11 (.818) at the line. He has a double-double in seven of the Billikens’ eight games so far this season and he leads the A-10 in rebounding.
Kolek averaged 12.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.3 steals in a 2-1 week for George Mason. He shot 35.7 percent from 3-point range, making 10 triples in the three starts. Kolek poured in a career-best 19 points and four assists on Saturday against Norfolk State and knocked down five 3-pointers in the game.
Hyunjung Lee scored 23 points on 6-of-11 (.545) shooting, including 3-of-4 (.750) from 3-point range with six rebounds in Davidson’s win over Vanderbilt … VCU freshman Adrian “Ace” Baldwin, Jr. dished out 10 assists and score eight points with two steals in the Rams’ win over in-state rival James Madison.
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