Coppin G Gallo Named MEAC Player of the Week

February 06, 2012 | WNST Staff

NORFOLK, Va. — Coppin State senior Tony Gallo earned his second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week award this season as he shared the award with Ray Willis of North Carolina Central the league announced on Monday.

Gallo was instrumental in leading the Eagles to victories at Norfolk State and at Morgan State.

He averaged 22.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in the two Coppin State wins. He also shot 52.4 percent from the floor, 50.0 percent from the three-point line and 83.3 percent from the free throw line.

He scored 16 points and had three rebounds in Coppin State’s 87-82 win at Norfolk State and then scored a career-high 28 points in the Eagles 88-86 victory at Morgan State.

It marked the third career MEAC Player of the Week honor for Gallo.

Tyshawn Bell of Delaware State was named the Rookie of the Week, while Dominique Sutton of North Carolina Central was named the Defensive Player of the Week.