Brown’s Kuakumensah Wins Ivy Honors
Monday, February 18, 2013
Brown freshman big man Cedric Kuakumensah (St. Andrews, Barrintgon) was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after two outstanding performances over the weekend. The freshman averaged 16 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocked shots per game in the team's two games against Columbia and Cornell over the weekend.
Here is the official statement from the league's website ivyleaguesports.com:
Brown freshman forward Cedric Kuakumensah (Worcester, Mass.) turned in consecutive dominating performances in games against Columbia and Cornell. Kuakumensah scored a career-high 19 points, connecting on 8-of-12 field goals, in the Bears' win over Columbia, while pulling down seven rebounds and blocking two shots. He then grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds against Cornell, the most by an Ivy League player this year. He added 13 points to complete his fourth career double-double. Kuakumensah blocked four shots vs. the Big Red and now has 50 blocks for the season, most ever by a Brown freshman and second overall in school history.