Bulls Solomon Jones On BIG EAST Honor Roll

South Florida center Solomon Jones has been named to the BIG EAST weekly Honor Roll the league announced today. Syracuse guard Gerry McNamara was named BIG EAST Player of the Week, while Cincinnati guard Devan Downey earns Rookie of the Week honors.

South Florida center Solomon Jones was reconized by the league for his effort against Florida Atlantic at the USF Sun Dome on Friday. Jones who led all players with 40 minutes played, also led all players with 17 points, 15 rebounds, and six blocks in the Bulls win over Florida Atlantic.

Jones in his second year with USF, leads the Bulls with 9.9 Rebounds per game, 4.0 blocks per game, and is second on the team with 14.0 points per game. Jones six blocks against Florida Atlantic moved him into fourth place on the school's all-time list. That gave him 98 for his USF career.

The BIG EAST announced that Syracuse guard Gerry McNamara was named BIG EAST Player of the Week, while Cincinnati guard Devan Downey earns Rookie of the Week honors. Jones was named to the BIG EAST weekly Honor Roll.

Player of the Week
Gerry McNamara, Syracuse, G, Sr.

Rookie of the Week
Devan Downey, Cincinnati, G, Fr.

Weekly Honor Roll
Rudy Gay, Connecticut, F, So.
Had 22 pts., 3 rebs., 3 ass. in 28 minutes in win over New Hampshire.
Torin Francis, Notre Dame, C, Sr.
Had 24 pts. (10-13 FG) and 11 rebounds in win over IPFW.
Carl Krauser, Pittsburgh, G, Sr.
Posted 21 points and five assists in a victory over Vermont.
Quincy Douby, Rutgers, G, Jr.
Averaged 23.3 pts., 3.7 steals and 3.3 rebs. in a 3-0 week.
Solomon Jones, USF, C, Sr.
Had 17 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks in win over Florida Atlantic.


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