Feb 05, 2019
WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College first-year Noah Tyson (Rutland, Vt.) was honored for the fourth time this season as the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Rookie of the Week on Tuesday.
Tyson averaged 7.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 3.0 steals against sixth-ranked Williams College and a strong Middlebury College squad. He tied for game-high rebounding honors with 15 against the Panthers on Saturday.
In the latest New England Small College Athletic Conference statistics, Tyson ranks second in the league in assist/turnover ratio (3.9, 62 assists, 16 turnovers), sixth in defensive rebounds (6.1), eighth in minutes played (31.2), and ninth in rebounding (6.1).
Tyson is averaging 10.8 points, 2.8 assists, 1.0 steals, and is shooting about 38 percent from 3-point range.
The Mules (15-7 overall, 3-5 NESCAC) conclude the regular season this Friday at 7 p.m. at Wesleyan University and at 3 p.m. Saturday at Connecticut College. Colby is still ranked first in the latest Maine Division III basketball rankings.