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Monday, January 31, 2011

College notes: QU, Yale and Dyson

Quinnipiac’s James Johnson Takes NEC Co-Player of the Week

Quinnipiac's James Johnson was named the Choice Hotels Northeast Conference Co-Player of the Week, along with Long Island’s Julian Boyd. The award is the first of the year for Johnson, and the second of his career.
With the Bobcats needing a spark, Johnson was up to the task last week, averaging 24.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in Quinnipiac’s 2-0 week. The 6-foot guard shot 55.2 percent from the floor and 52.6 percent from three-point territory, where he made 10-of-19 shots. On Thursday, the Bobcats snapped a three-game losing streak with a 69-61 win over Robert Morris in a rematch of the 2010 NEC Championship game.

Yale women off to 3-1 start

Only one team will remain unbeaten after Friday’s round of Ivy play as Princeton (14-3, 3-0) and Harvard (11-6, 3-0) face off in Cambridge, Mass., highlighting another round of League action.

Yale (7-11, 3-1) will look to keep pace among the top of the League standings when it travels to Cornell (5-13, 2-2) and Columbia (3-15, 2-2) on Friday and Saturday. Penn (7-10, 1-2), along with the Tigers, will hit the road to Dartmouth (4-15, 0-3) and Harvard, while the Big Green and Brown (4-14, 0-4) will be in the hunt for their first League victory of

UConn's Dyson on a roll

Don't foreget about Jerome Dyson.
The former UConn star was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played during the week of Jan. 24.
Dyson, a 6-3, 180-pound guard out of Connecticut who spent the 2010 NBA Summer League with the Cleveland Cavaliers, led the 66ers to a 2-1 record on the week, averaging 28.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steals.
After scoring 21 points in Tulsa’s 107-101 win at Springfield on Jan. 27, Dyson shot 6-of-9 from three-point range, scoring a game-high 37 points to go along with four rebounds, two assists and two steals in the 66ers’ 118-98 victory over the Armor the next day. Dyson also scored a team-high 27 points in Tulsa’s 109-106 loss to Maine on Sunday.

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