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Jay Greene Named America East Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Greene has piloted UMBC to a 6-1 start and emerged from an early season scoring drought to spearhead Saturdayís 83-68 come-from-behind win at American. He tied career highs with six 3-pt. field goals (6/10) and 21 points in the win. Greene hit four of six from behind the arc in UMBCís 49-point second half. He also recorded a season-high 11 assists in the Retrieversí 84-76 win over
Greene is averaging a conference-best 7.4 assists per game and has the top assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.71. He is the third Retriever to win the award in four weeks of competition. Senior guard Ray Barbosa and senior forward Cavell Johnson won the honor in the first two weeks respectively.