Cornell's Shonn Miller was selected as the Co-Rookie of the Week by the Ivy League Office. Below is an excerpt of the news release:
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Ivy League men’s basketball is in full swing this week with 19 games on the slate over the next seven days.
"Inside Ivy League Basketball," tipped off the 2011-12 seasons for men's and women's basketball with its premiere episode on Thursday, Nov. 10 on BlogTalkRadio.com (blogtalkradio.com/insideivyleaguebasketball).
"Inside Ivy League Basketball" returns for its second installment on Thursday, Dec. 1 with its third episode on Thursday, Dec. 15. "Inside" moves to its weekly spot on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 11. Every episode will air live at 7 p.m. and will be available on-demand via BlogTalkRadio and IvyLeagueSports.com.
During the season, "Inside Ivy League Basketball" will take an in-depth look at all the news and notes surrounding Ivy men's and women's basketball on and off the courts. Each episode will be packed with highlights, statistics and expert analysis in its 'Around the League' segment. With its interview segments 'Program Profile,' 'Student-Athlete Spotlight' and 'Alumni Focus,' the show will visit with past and present players, coaches and administrators who impact Ivy League men's and women's basketball.
Fans and alumni will be able to interact with the show via its social media platforms -- Facebook (Inside Ivy League Basketball) and Twitter (@insideivyhoops) -- and can provide ideas and content for the show's 'Twitter Talk/Facebook Fodder' segment.
Selected episodes will feature men's or women's basketball trivia with chances to win a 20 percent discount coupon to the Ivy League's official online store at shop.ivyleaguesports.com.
"Inside Ivy League Basketball" comes on the heels on the success of "Inside Ivy League Football," which premiered on Sept. 14. Through nine episodes, the football edition of "Inside" has amassed more than 1,600 listens.***
CO-ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
Cornell freshman forward Shonn Miller (Euclid, Ohio) connected on all three of his field goals, including a three-pointer, and added a team-high four rebounds in the Big Red’s season-opening loss at St. Bonaventure. In his first collegiate contest, Miller added a block and a steal in 20 minutes to go along with his seven points.
Miller’s Statistics for the Week
|MIN||FG-A||PCT||3FG-A||PCT||FT-A||PCT||REB||A ||B ||S ||PTS|
|at St. Bonaventure ||20 ||3-3 ||1.000 ||1-1 ||1.000 ||0-0 ||0.000 ||4||0 ||1 ||1 ||7 |
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1 November 14-Zack Rosen, Penn/Greg Mangano, Yale
ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
Week 1 November 14-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Jvonte Brooks, Dartmouth