Mark McAndrew Named Ivy Player of the Week

Mark McAndrew Named Ivy Player of the Week

Feb. 12, 2007

Providence, Rhode Island - Brown University junior guard Mark McAndrew (Barrington, RI) turned in another strong performance in road games against Cornell and Columbia this weekend and was named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the third time this season.

Playing all 80 minutes in the two games, McAndrew averaged 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Against Cornell, McAndrew finished with a double-double, finishing with game-highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds, while dishing out three assists.

McAndrew tossed in a game-high 26 points against Columbia on 6 of 10 shooting from the field, including 4 of 7 shooting from behind the three-point arc. He also grabbed four rebounds, handed out four assists, and converted 10 of 10 free throws against the Lions after having his streak of 29 consecutive free throws broken Friday night against Cornell.

McAndrew leads the Ivy League in scoring with 20.4 points per game in league games, and in three-point field goals with 23. He also ranks second in the league in field goal percentage (.561) and free throw percentage (.923).

McAndrew and the Bears will be back in action at home on Friday and Saturday, February 16-17, against Harvard and Dartmouth. Both games start at 7:00 p.m. at the Pizzitola Sports Center.