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Back-to-Back!: Cavell Johnson Wins UMBC's Second Straight America East Men's Basketball Player of the Week Honor; Retrievers Play at Lafayette Tuesday
Cambridge, Mass.--UMBC senior forward Cavell Johnson (Fort Washington, Md./Notre Dame Acad./James Madison) was named America East Conference menís basketball Player of the Week in games played through Nov. 18, 2007.
Johnsonís selection gives UMBC back-to-back honorees for the first time in five years of America East Conference play. Senior guard Ray Barbosa (
In UMBCís 70-68 win over
Through three games, Johnson is averaging 15.3 points (seventh in America East) and 9.3 rebounds per game, which is tied for the league lead.
The Retrievers are off to their first 3-0 start since the 2001-02 season. UMBC plays at