FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 26, 2007

 

HEAD COACH BOB WALSH &
SENIOR GUARD KINSEY DURGIN
HONORED BY RHODE ISLAND
BASKETBALL MEDIA

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College Head Menís Basketball Coach Bob Walsh and senior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) were honored by the Rhode Island Basketball Media at the annual Cox Sports Television R.I. Basketball Media Awards Luncheon on Monday, Mar. 26 at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Warwick.

 

     Walsh was named the Coach of the Year in the Div. II, III and Community College Division. He led Rhode Island College to a 27-4 overall record and a berth in the 2007 NCAA Div. III Menís Basketball Tournament, where the Anchormen advanced to the Elite Eight. The Anchormen established school records for the most wins in a season, won their first-ever Little East Conference Menís Basketball Tournament and were the LEC Regular Season Champions for the second time in the past three years. Rhode Island College made its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 28 years. In two seasons at the helm, Walsh has posted a 46-14 (.767) record at RIC.

 

     Durgin shared the Player of the Year honors for the Div. II, III and Community College Division with Bryant Universityís Chris Burns. Durgin was named to the All-Northeast Second Team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and was awarded the same honors by D3Hoops.com. He was named First Team All-Little East Conference for the second consecutive season. Durgin was also named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2007 Little East Conference Menís Basketball Tournament, also garnering All-Tournament Team honors. He played in 31 games, starting all of them. He averaged 14.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game.

    
Durgin leaves Rhode Island College as the programís all-time leader in games played (115). He totaled 1,290 points, 472 rebounds, 308 assists and 131 steals in his four-year career. He is 11th all-time at RIC in career scoring and ninth in assists.

 

 

 John Wolfe from Cox Sports Television Presents Head Men's Basketball Coach
Bob Walsh and Senior Guard Kinsey Durgin With Their Awards.

 

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