Locked in a neck-and-neck battle against the Manhattan Jaspers on Wednesday, Dec. 5, Stony Brook Men’s Basketball redshirt-junior forward Akwasi Yeboah proved to the NCAA why he was named America East Player of the Week for three consecutive weeks.
Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson and redshirt-junior guard Akwasi Yeboah have wasted no time taking the helm of the women’s and men’s basketball teams, respectively. Both are averaging over 17 points per game and have already been recognized as America East Player of the Week for three consecutive weeks.
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball had outscored its opponents by an average of 29 points entering its game against the Penn State Lady Lions on Sunday, Nov. 25. They were considered the underdog playing against a Big Ten team, a conference in which they were 0-10 against in program history.