James Heskett Named NESCAC Player of the Week

James Heskett Named NESCAC Player of the Week

HADLEY, MA – Williams College junior forward James Heskett (Cincinnati, OH) was named the NESCAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his role in leading the Ephs to three wins.

On the road at SUNY Oneonta Heskett tallied 20 points and at home versus Colby on Friday he scored 18 points and on Saturday at home versus Bowdoin he poured in 31 points. 

Heskett leads NESCAC in scoring with an average of 19.4 points per game.

Last week he made 22 of 43 (51%) of his field goal attempts, drained 12 of 22 (55%) of the 3-pointers he attempted.

This season Heskett is hitting on 53% of his field goal attempts and he has made 45.8% of his three-pointers. He is also connecting on 81.6% of his free throws.

This weekend the 18-4 Ephs will close out their regular season on the road with two NESCAC contests. The Ephs will play at archrival Amherst on Friday at 7:00 PM and at Hamilton on Saturday at 3:00 PM.


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