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Sunday / October 21.
  • Gaston, Brothers Named A-10 Co-Players of the Week

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    The Atlantic 10 named Fordham junior forward Chris Gaston and Richmond junior guard Darien Brothers its Co-Players of the Week.

    La Salle’s Jerrell Wright was also Rookie of the Week.

    Gaston, scored a career-high 35 points, surpassing his previous career best of 32 in the Rams’ win over Texas State. The Union City, N.J. native also pulled down 15 rebounds, notching his NCAA leading ninth double-double of the year and the 45th of his career. 

    Brothers averaged 31.5 points per game on the week, shooting 17-of-31 from the floor and 12-of-21 from 3-point range. He scored a career-high 38 points, making 9-of-15 from the field and 7-for-11 from beyond the arc in a 90-82 overtime win over Old Dominion. Brothers, a Richmond, Va., native, followed that up with 25 points on 8-of-16 shooting from the field and 5-for-10 from long range at UCLA on Friday. He added eight rebounds, two assists and three steals for the week.

    Wright opened the week with an 11-point, eight-rebound performance against Delaware, registering two blocks. He followed that with a career-high 21 points to lead La Salle to a win over Central Connecticut State, pulling down nine rebounds in the process.  The Philadelphia native also dished out three assists versus CCSU. He shot 14-of-22 (.636) in the two games while recording two blocks.

    Also named to the A-10 weekly honor roll were:

    Pierra Henry, Charlotte
    Javarris Barnett, Charlotte
    Josh Benson, Dayton
    B.J. Monteiro, Duquesne
    Mamadou Datt, Duquesne
    Jesse Morgan, Massachusetts
    Maxie Esho, Massachusetts
    Demitrius Conger, St. Bonaventure
    C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph’s
    Dwayne Evans, Saint Louis
    Juan Fernandez, Temple

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.