Avery Barnes, of Middlesex, N.J., was selected as the North Eastern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Barnes, a junior forward for the Penn State Abington Nittany Lions, led Abington to an 81-73 road win over Bryn Athyn College on Saturday; he led all scorers with 24 points. He also had 11 rebounds to earn his third double-double of the year. Barnes also blocked three shots while racking up 37 minutes.
Barnes is second in the NEAC in both rebounds per game (9.6) and total blocks (17).
The Nittany Lions are currently 4-3.
Information courtesy of Jeff Dobbin, Penn State Abington Sports Information Director