Monday, November 14, 2011

Shonn Miller Co-Rookie of the Week



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.

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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






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AWARD WINNERS 2011-2012

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

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I don't think we had a single rookie-of-the-week last season ... way to go.

Anonymous said...

I have seen the future of cornell basketball, and his name is "Shonn Miller"

corningcornell said...

miller and cancer will be forces for the red all season

Anonymous said...

The guy does have a ton of natural athleticism. He's like an antelope - lean, sinewy, and fluid. Would love to see him have a breakout game this evening against Bingahmton.