FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 12, 2005

 

Kaseem Johnson Named Little East Conference
Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman forward Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) was named the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.

 

Johnson posted his third career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the Anchormenís, 80-75, win over Little East rival Plymouth State on Saturday, December 10. For the season, Johnson has played in nine games, starting two of them. He is averaging 9.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.

 

He is a 2004 graduate of Hillhouse High School.

 

Head Coach Bob Walshís team is 6-3 overall and 1-1 in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen are off for finals and the holidays. RIC resumes the season at Bridgewater State on Thursday, Jan. 5.

 

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