Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman guard Deyshawn Tengbeh (East Providence, RI) was named the Little East Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for his performance in a 2-0 week for the Anchormen.
Tengbeh averaged 14.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game last week. He had 20 points and seven boards in a 70-54 win over Plymouth State on Jan. 23. Tengbeh compiled eight points and seven boards in a 66-56 win over Southern Maine on Jan. 26.
For the season, Tengbeh has played in 20 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 14.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.4 steals per game.
Head Coach Tom Glynn’s team is currently 12-8 overall and 5-6 in the Little East. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will continue Little East play at Castleton on Wednesday, Jan. 30 (7:30 p.m.).