February 17, 2003


RIC’s Brian Stanko Named LEC Rookie of the Week


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman forward Brian Stanko (Swansea, MA) was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for his performance in men’s basketball last week.


Stanko averaged 10.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Anchormen. This is the second time this season Stanko has received this award. For the season, he has played in 18 games, starting one of them. He is averaging 7.4 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.


He is a 2002 graduate of Joseph Case High School.


Head Coach Michael Kelly’s team is 13-10 overall and 5-7 in the Little East Conference. In last week’s action, RIC fell to Western Connecticut, 105-95, on Feb. 11 before rebounding to defeat Southern Maine, 92-85, on Feb. 15.


In upcoming action, the Anchormen will play at UMass-Dartmouth on Feb. 18 before traveling to Plymouth State on Feb. 22 to close out the regular season. The 2003 Little East Conference Tournament begins on Tuesday, Feb. 25.



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