KEENE, N.H.--Keene State College junior guard Ty Nichols was named to the d3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, Inc., for his performances in a 2-0 week for the Owls.
A native of Springfield, Mass., Nichols averaged 22 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 5.5 assists on his way to be named Little East Conference Player of the Week. Last week, Nichols scored 14 points with four rebounds and four assists on 70% shooting from the field in an 88-67 win over Western Connecticut State, then added a season high 30 points with a career high 11 boards, along with seven assists and four steals in a 112-61 win over against UMass Dartmouth.
Nichols and the Owls, who were receiving votes in the latest d3hoops.com poll, host No. 22 Eastern Connecticut State University at 7:30 p.m. in Spaulding Gym on Wednesday, January 17. It's the first meeting of the two teams since last year's LEC Championship game, won by the Warriors, 72-70. Both teams sport perfect 5-0 records in Little East Conference play.