Monday, November 28, 2011
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Nov. 28 - Dequan Jones, a sophomore guard on the Erie Community College men's basketball team, was named the Region III Male Athlete of the Week Monday by the league.
Jones (Brooklyn, N.Y./Pacific) scored 76 points and snared 35 rebounds, including two double-doubles, as the Kats went 2-1 to improve to 5-2 on the season. He was 29-of-50 (.580) from the field, including 12-of-26 from 3-point range. Jones added a team-high blocked shots and recorded 11 assists.
Jones recorded 27 points and 15 rebounds in the Kats' 104-98 overtime win over Globe Institute of Technology. He also had 25 points and 13 rebounds against Bronx CC.
The Kats, the nation’s eighth-ranked team in NJCAA Division II, play Cuyahoga CC at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center.