NECC Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week #11

NECC Men's Basketball Athletes of the Week #11

Player of the Week

 

Domenico Santiago (Jr., C), Mitchell College  

Junior Domenico Santiago (Port St. Lucie, Fla.) averaged team highs of 24.5 points and 15.5 rebounds per game, while adding 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game, as the Mariners split games in NECC play. He started the week by pouring in a career-high 34 points on an impressive 16-for-19 (84.2 percent) shooting in a win over Wheelock. He finished with 13 rebounds and three assists. He then grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds to go with 15 points in a loss at Southern Vermont, bringing his double-double total to 13 on the season.

 

Rookie of the Week

 

Brendan Miller (Fr., F), Wheelock College

Freshman Brendan Miller (Tampa, Fla.) led the Wildcats with a career-high 25 points, while pulling down nine boards against NECC foe Mitchell. He then added another 12 points in win over Elms, to average 18.5 points and 6.5 rebounds on the week.