Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week (period ending 12/16/18)
Dec 17, 2018
Player of the Week
Wilburn Griffiths, UMaine-Presque Isle
(Junior, F - Queens, NY)
Griffiths was instrumental in a road win at UMaine-Fort Kent and a home victory over UMaine-Machias as the Owls improved their record to 6-5 on the season. Griffiths had 12 points, seven rebounds, an assist and a block while hitting 6-for-9 from the floor (67%) in a win at UMaine-Fort Kent. The 6'4" sophomore forward followed that up with 14 points, nine rebounds, two steals and two blocks in a win over the Clippers of Machias. Griffiths racked up 26 points, 16 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals across both wins.
Rookie of the Week
Griffin Guerrette, UMaine-Presque Isle
(Freshman, G - Presque Isle, Maine)
Guerrette continued his solid play for the UMPI Owls as they picked up two wins this week. The freshman guard scored 14 points, pulled down eight rebounds, and tallied a block and two assists in a win at UMaine-Fort Kent on Wednesday night. Guerrette added nine points, four rebounds, five assists and a steal in a win over the UMaine-Machias Clippers Friday evening. He totaled 23 points, 12 rebounds, and seven assists over the week while shooting 8-for-9 (88.9%) from the free throw line.
Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week Honors will return 12/31/2018.