Nwaekeke Named AMCC Player of the Week

Nwaekeke Named AMCC Player of  the Week

Buffalo, NY - Junior forward Brian Nwaekeke (Corona, CA/John F. Kennedy) had a career week for the D'Youville men's basketball team and finished off his second season with the team by being named AMCC Player of the Week.

Nwaekeke recorded career high scoring totals in back-to-back games. Brian started off the weeks by scoring a career high 26 points in a thrilling game against Medaille on Wednesday. He shot 61.1% from the field and played a career high 39 minutes. He also grabbed a team high 13 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season.

On Saturday, Brian then had another outstanding performance. He tied his career high with 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double. He played 38 minutes in the game, adding a pair of steals.

Brian leads the team in rebounding with 7.0 RPG, is second with a 52.5 FG%, and is fourth with 10.2 PPG. Nwaekeke's 7.0 RPG is fourth in the AMCC. He began the season with back-to-back double-doubles and has recorded 11 games of scoring in double-figures. Four of those games came in the last four games of the season and three of those games have been 20-plus scoring efforts.