FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 28, 2006

 

Kinsey Durgin Named First Team
All-Little East and to All-Defensive Team;

Kaseem Johnson & Cameron Stewart Named to All-Rookie Squad

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) was named First Team All-Little East Conference and to the All-Defensive Team for his performance in menís basketball this season. Freshman forward Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) and fellow rookie guard Cameron Stewart (Newport, RI) were named to the Little East Conference Menís Basketball All-Rookie Team.

 

Durgin has played in 26 games this season, starting all of them. He is averaging 13.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.3 steals per game. He leads the team in scoring, assists and steals. He also leads the team with 63 made three-point baskets and is shooting 39 percent (63-for-160) from behind the arc. He is currently fifth in the LEC in assists and tenth in scoring.

 

Johnson has played in 25 games, starting 12 of them. He is averaging 7.1 points, and 5.8 rebounds per game. Johnson was named the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week twice on the season.

 

Stewart has played in 22 games. He is averaging 5.8 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.0 steals per game. He is shooting 49 percent (24-for-49) from three-point land, a mark that is second in the Little East.

 

Head Coach Bob Walshís team is 17-9 overall. The Anchormen are the fourth seed in the upcoming 2006 ECAC N.E. Div. III Menís Basketball Tournament and will host fifth-seeded Coast Guard on Wednesday, Mar. 1 at 7 p.m.

 

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