February 13, 2006


Kinsey Durgin Named Little East Conference
Menís Basketball Player of the Week


Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) was named the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Player of the Week for his performance in two conference wins last week.


Durgin averaged 15.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 3.5 steals in a 2-0 week for the Anchormen. He had 23 points, ten rebounds, four assists and four steals in RICís, 85-58, win over Western Connecticut on Feb. 7. He had eight points, seven assists, five boards and three steals in the Anchormenís, 75-68, victory against Southern Maine on Feb. 11.


For the season, Durgin has played in 22 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 14.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.3 steals per game. He leads the squad with 58 made three-point baskets and is shooting 41 percent (58-141) from downtown on the season.


Durgin is a management/marketing major and a 2003 graduate of Telstar High School.


Head Coach Bob Walshís team is 15-7 overall and 8-4 (third place) in the Little East Conference. RIC has won seven straight games and will play at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m.