Posted on 28 January 2013 by WNST Staff
NORFOLK, Va. – Coppin State freshman Patrick Cole earned his third Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week honor the league announced on Monday.
Cole averaged 23.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game against Hampton and North Carolina Central.
He scored a career-high 29 points, including making two free throws with 1.2 seconds remaining in overtime, to lead the Eagles to a 67-65 victory at Hampton. He was 9-of-17 from the floor and made 7-of-8 free throw attempts.
Cole then scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds at North Carolina Central.
He also shot 46.7 percent from the floor and 85.7 percent from the free throw line in the two games.
Cole previously won the award on Nov. 12 and Nov. 16.
Posted on 26 November 2012 by WNST Staff
NORFOLK, Va. – Coppin State freshman Patrick Cole was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week, while junior teammate Michael Murray was named the MEAC Defensive Player of the Week the league announced on Monday.
Cole earned his second MEAC Rookie of the Week honor after scoring 21 points in the Eagles 98-78 victory over Cheyney on Saturday. He was 6-of-10 from the floor, which included making 2-of-3 three-point attempts, and 7-of-8 from the free throw line. He also added three assists and a steal.
Murray earned his first Defensive Player of the Week award after posting 14 points and grabbing a career-high 15 rebounds against Cheyney. He also had two assists and a steal and reached double figures in rebounding for the fourth consecutive game.
Adrien Coleman of Bethune-Cookman was named the MEAC Player of the Week.
Coppin State returns to action on Wednesday as it hosts Loyola at 7:30 p.m. in the Physical Education Complex.