ECAC Honor Roll/LEC Player of the Week

February 9th, 1998 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Little East Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week is a Plymouth State College Panther for the second straight time in as many weeks.

Junior point guard Adam DeChristopher (Brockton, MA) was selected LEC Player of the Week in addition to earning mention of the Eastern College Athletic Conference New England Weekly Honor Roll. It is the third time this season that DeChristopher has received the honors.

A 6’1″ guard, DeChristopher averaged 30.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 steals as PSC took over sole possession of first place in the LEC. He shot a red-hot 60.7 percent (17-for-28) from the floor, including 50.0 percent (8-for-16) from three-point range. He scored 30 points in each of PSC’s two games, including a 73-63 decision over UMass Dartmouth that was a battle for the top spot in the conference standings.

DeChristopher continues to rank among the LEC leaders in six of the eight individual categories. He is averaging 17.8 points, 3.3 assists and 2.5 steals to lead the Panthers, while shooting at a .457 clip from the floor, .327 from three-point range, and .805 from the free throw line.

The Panthers, 14-5 overall and in first place in the LEC at 9-1, have three of their five remaining regular season games at home, where they are 9-1. PSC plays Tuesday (Feb. 10) at LEC foe Southern Maine (7:30 p.m.), followed by home games Thursday (Feb. 12) against non-conference U. of New England (7:00 p.m.), Saturday (Feb. 14) against LEC foe UMass Boston (1:00 p.m., WMUR-TV), and Tuesday (Feb. 17) in the annual “Spirit Night” contest against Keene State (7:30 p.m.).

Probable PSC Starters

G #11 Adam DeChristopher (6’1″, Jr., Brockton, MA) 17.8 ppg 5.3 rpg 3.3 apg

G #21 Jamodi Robinson (5’11″, So., Framingham, MA) 5.8 ppg 1.5 rpg

G #35 Eric McQueen (6’2″, Jr., Lawrence, MA) 11.9 ppg 2.4 rpg

C #51 Doug Stokes (6’8″, Sr., Wyckoff, NJ) 9.3 ppg 7.1 rpg

F #42 Ace Elefteriadis (6’3″, Sr., Belmont, MA) 15.7 ppg 6.7 rpg

Key Reserves

G #33 Seth Peloso (6’2″, Sr., Rye, NH) 5.2 ppg 1.9 rpg

F #30 Jamal Pettiford-Jones (6’5″, Jr., Portsmouth, NH) 4.3 ppg 4.0 rpg

F #40 Tony Martinez (6’3″, Fr., Barnstead, NH) 4.6 ppg 1.6 rpg

G #20 Todd Steffanides (5’9″, Jr., Fitchburg, MA) 3.8 ppg 1.1 rpg

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