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Achiuwa Again Named Region III Athlete of the Week

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Jan. 24) – For the second consecutive week and third time this season, Erie Community College men's basketball player God's Gift Achiuwa has been named the Region III male co-Athlete of the Week today by the league office.

Achuiwa, a sophomore forward from Port Harcourt, River States, Nigeria, recorded his 11th, 12th and 13th double-doubles of the season as the Kats improved to 15-1 with wins over Pitt-Titusville, Monroe Community College and Mercyhurst North East. He scored 98 points and snared 52 rebounds and was 42-of-62 from the field. He also made four assists and three steals to go with three blocked shots.

ECC, the third-ranked team in NJCAA Division II, plays Alfred State at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Flickinger Center.


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