FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 9, 2004

 

Rhode Island Collegeís Kinsey Durgin
Named Little East Conference
Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week

 Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) was named the Little East Conference Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week.

 

Durgin played a pivotal role in both of RIC's wins last week. He hit four clutch free throws with less than a minute remaining in the game to preserve RIC's, 68-64, victory over Salve Regina on Feb. 3. His three consecutive three-point baskets helped stem a UMass-Boston second-half rally and lead RIC to a, 71-56, victory. For the game, Durgin had 18 points, four rebounds, five assists and two steals.

 

For the season, he has played in 21 games, starting six of them. He is averaging 6.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.

 

He is a 2003 graduate of Telstar High School.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host two LEC games this week. First, the Anchormen take on UMass-Dartmouth Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m., then welcome Southern Maine to The Murray Center on Saturday, Feb 14 at 3 p.m.

 

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