CIAA Basketball Players of the Week
For the week ending February 4, 2006
Men’s Player of the Week
Duan Crockett– Virginia Union University, 6’6”, 175, SR, Guard, Richmond, VA
Crockett averaged 24.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2.3 steals and 2 blocks as the Panthers picked up wins over Shaw, Livingstone and Saint Augustine’s this week. In Union’s thrilling 77-76 overtime win over Saint Augustine’s, Crockett led the Panthers with 29 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.
Men’s Rookie of the Week
Bruce Royal–Saint Paul’s College, 5’10”, 165, FR, Guard, Newport News, VA
Through two games this week Royal averaged 15.5 points, seven rebounds, and 5.5 assists. He scored 23 points and added ten rebounds, eight assists and two steals in the Tigers’ 81-77 win over Virginia State on Saturday.
Coach of the Week
Dave Robbins-Virginia Union University
Coach Robbins and the Panthers have won nine straight and ascended to the top spot in the Division II poll for the second time this season. The Panthers picked up three wins this week including a dramatic 77-76 overtime win over Western Division co-leader Saint Augustine’s, to improve to 17-2 overall and 10-1 in the CIAA.