Coppin Guard Murray honored by MEAC

December 17, 2012 | WNST Staff

NORFOLK, Va. — Coppin State’s Michael Murray has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week the league announced on Monday.

Murray averaged 15.0 points and 11.5 rebounds in games against UMBC and Wagner. The junior scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the Eagles victory at UMBC and added 11 points and 10 rebounds against Wagner.

He shot 63.2 percent from the floor, including 60.0 percent from the three-point line, in the two games. He also added three assists, three steals and a blocked shot.

Murray leads the Eagles averaging 13.4 points and 10.8 rebounds per game and has seven double-doubles for the year.

Rashid Gaston of Norfolk State was named the MEAC Rookie of the Week and Austin Witter of North Carolina A&T took home the Defensive Player of the Week honors.