CCC Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week #7

CCC Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week #7

Player of the Week

Marcos Echevarria, Nichols (Sr., G)

Senior guard Marcos Echevarria (Lynn, Mass.) averaged 29.0 points per game this weekend at the Hampton Inn West Springfield/Naismith Classic. He also pitched in 4.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. He opened the Classic with a 30-point game in a 79-73 win over Eastern Connecticut State before dropping 28 points in a loss to No. 22 Salisbury, Nichols' first loss of the season. Echevarria also became the Bison's all-time leading scorer this weekend scoring his 2107th point in the first half on Sunday (Dec. 30). His point total also ranks him second on the CCC all-time scoring list (based on available records). He shot 54.1 percent (20-for-37) in the Classic.

Player of the Week Winners:

Week #1 - Mikey Pettway, Western New England
Week #2 - Keith Brown, Endicott
Week #3 - Marcos Echevarria, Nichols
Week #4 - Matt Morrow, Nichols
Week #5 - Garrison Duvivier, Gordon
Week #6 - Eric Demers, Gordon
Week #7 - Marcos Echevarria, Nichols (2)


Rookie of the Week

Mikey Spencer, Salve Regina (Fr., F)

Salve Regina's Mikey Spencer (Abington, Mass.) played all but one minute against the University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) in the Seahawk's only game of the week. He scored 19 points on 6-for-11 (54.5 percent) shooting, while also grabbing four rebounds and handing out one assist. Spencer also had one steal and one block in the contest.

Rookie of the Week Winners:

Week #1 - Jared Sancho, Western New England
Week #2 - Mikey Spencer, Salve Regina
Week #3 - Kyle Henderson, Endicott 
Week #4 - Mikey Spencer, Salve Regina (2)
Week #5 - David Massillon, Gordon
Week #6 - No winner selected
Week #7 - Mikey Spencer, Salve Regina (3)


The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of nine full member and one associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference administers championships in 18 intercollegiate sports.


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