Providence, R.I. - Brown freshman forward Leland King (Inglewood, CA) has been named the Ivy Rookie of the Week for the second straight week and third time this season for his sensational play in starting roles against Columbia and Cornell.
King opened the weekend by scoring 12 points and grabbing nine rebounds against Columbia. He hit 5-of-11 field goals and 2-of-4 treys against the Lions.
He exploded for career highs of 23 points and 12 rebounds in Brown's win over Cornell on national television Saturday evening, connecting on 9-0f-18 field goals and 5-of-6 free throws, while also handing out a career high four assists.
King is averaging 8.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game for the Bears and has played in all 24 games.