Mark McAndrew Named Ivy League Player of the Week

Jan. 2, 2007

Providence, Rhode Island - Brown University junior guard Mark McAndrew (Barrington, Rhode Island) has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week for leading the Bears with two wins in three games and being named to the All-Tournament team at the Flint Hills Resources Islander Classic in Corpus Christi, Texas.

McAndrew netted a career high 30 points in Brown's win over Hartford, connecting on 7 of 10 field goals, including 6 of 10 treys, and 10 of 10 free throws. He also handed out a career high 6 assists and grabbed five rebounds in the win over the Hawks. The six treys by McAndrew rank sixth best in the Brown record book.

In Brown's win over Western Illinois in the first round of the Flint Hills Resources Islander Classic, McAndrew tossed in 16 points, connecting on 6 of 12 field goals, including 3 of 8 treys. In the championship game vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi, McAndrew led all scorers with 19 points, hitting 7 of 13 shots from the field and 3 of 7 treys, while handing out three assists.

For the week, McAndrew averaged 21.6 points per game, connected on 20 of 35 field goals (.571) and 12 of 25 treys (.480).

McAndrew, who starred at Barrington High School and later at Worcester Academy, is Brown's second leading scorer with 13.4 points per game, and leading rebounder with 4.8 rebounds per game.

The Bears will be back in action tonight, playing on the road against Cal Davis in Davis, California. Game time is 10:00 p.m. Eastern time.