FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 13, 2007

 

KINSEY DURGIN NAMED
SECOND TEAM ECAC All-NEW ENGLAND

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College senior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) was named Second Team All-New England by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) for his performance in men's basketball this past season.

 

Durgin has received many accolades this season, including being 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.

 

He was named the Co-Player of the Year, along with Bryant Universityís Chris Burns, by the Cox Sports Television Rhode Island Basketball Media.

 

Head Coach Bob Walshís team posted a 27-4 overall record and earned 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.

 

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