Troy Whittington named NESCAC Player of the Week

Troy Whittington '11
Troy Whittington '11

HADLEY, MA. — Williams College senior Troy Whittington (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference's Men's Basketball Player of the Week for play ending Dec. 12.

Whittington averaged a double-double during a 2-0 week for the Ephs, scoring 24.0
points and grabbing 15.5 rebounds per game. He made 14-of-22 from the fl oor (.636),
hit 20-of-24 free throw attempts (.833), and added in three assists, two blocks, and
two steals.

In Tuesday's 79-56 win over Hamilton, Whitting tied Williams' single-game
record for rebounds with a career-best 21 and matched the fi gure with 21 points. He
followed on Saturday with his fi fth double-double of the season in a 83-60 victory at
Springfi eld, pouring in a career-high 27 points and hauling down 10 boards.

Whittington currently leads the Ephs in rebounds per game (10.6), blocks (23), and field goal shooting percentage (.679). He is second on the team with 18.3 points per game.