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Richards named America East Rookie of the Week

Freshman forward contributed 12 points, seven rebounds against Radford

November 25, 2013


Richards named America East Rookie of the Week

Freshman forward Magnus Richards

America East release

Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)

VESTAL, N.Y. - Freshman forward Magnus Richards has been selected as the America East Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

Richards produced season-highs of 12 points and seven rebounds in BU’s 69-63 loss to Radford on Saturday. He hit 5-of-6 field goals and made both his free throws in 28 solid minutes off the bench. Richards scored 10 of his points in the first half as the Bearcats staked out a nine-point lead at intermission.

He is the second Binghamton freshman to earn the conference’s weekly rookie honors, joining frontcourt mate Nick Madray (Nov. 11).

Binghamton (1-4) boards the team bus Monday evening to travel to Jersey City ahead of a Tuesday night test at St. Peter’s (1-3).

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