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Bryant’s Starks Earns NEC Player of the Week Honors

Monday, February 16, 2015

 

Dyami Starks

Bryant men's basketball captain Dyami Starks has earned his first Northeast Conference Player of the Week honor of the 2014-15 season. 

The award comes after Starks's averaged 24.5 points, three rebounds and two and a half assists per game in a week where Bryant went 1-1. 

Starks 24.5 points per game came on 59 percent shooting from the field, including 53 percent shooting from three-point land. 

In Bryant's 74-71 win over FDU on Thursday February 12, Starks poured in a season high 31 points to help the Bulldogs clinch a berth in the 2015 NEC Tournament. 

On Saturday, February 14, Bryant loss to Mount St. Mary's 74-71 but Starks netted 18 points in the game. 

Dyami Starks has hit double figures in 12 straight games for Bryant, netting at least 15 points in each of the 12 games. 

Bryant returns to action on Thursday, February 19 when they visit Wagner. The Bulldogs are currently 12-13 overall and 9-5 in the NEC, good enough for second place in the conference. 

 

Related Slideshow: Bryant Bulldogs Projected 2014-2015 Starting Lineup

Bryant Bulldogs men's basketball season has arrived. Here is the projected starting line up for the 2014-2015 Bulldogs who will be led by senior Dyami Starks.

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Guard- Dyami Starks

Dyami Starks returns for his Senior season looking to help the Bulldogs take the next step. Starks returns as the Bulldogs leading scorer from last season averaging 18.9 points per game and shooting 36% from three-point land. 

The 6'2" Starks played in 30 games last season and started in 29 of them, shooting 41 % from the field. 

 

Photo courtesy of Torrey Vail

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Guard- Joe O'Shea

After starting all 32 games for the Bulldogs last season as a Junior, Joe O'Shea returns for his Senior season as a well rounded player who was in the Bulldogs top five a season ago in just about every category. 

O'Shea averaged nine points and just over four rebounds per game for the Bulldogs and will look to build on that this season. 

 

Photo couresy of Vincent Dusovic.

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Guard- Hunter Ware

Coach O'Shea said that 6'2" Freshman Hunter Ware "is going to be one of the better guards to ever play" for Bryant University. 

Ware comes out of Powder Springs, Georgia where he averaged 19.4 points per game and was selected to the Georgia All-Star game. 

 

Photo courtesy of Vincent Dusovic.

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Forward- Dan Garvin

Sophomore Dan Garvin appeared in 27 games as a freshman last year for the Bulldogs and started six of them. He is a force on the defensive side of the floor, last year posting 36 blocks which led the team and was good enough for eighth best in the conference.

He averaged six points and just under five rebounds per game last season and as one of the most experienced sophomores on the team, he will look to improve on those numbers.

 


Photo couresy of Vincent Dusovic.
 

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Forward- Angus Riley

Angus Riley is a 6'8" Freshman who has come over from New Zealand to play for the Bulldogs. In 2013 Riley was named captain of the New Zealand under 18 National team that played in the 2013 Australian State Championship. 

In those games, Riley averaged just under 10 points and 10 rebounds per game.

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6th Man-Curtis Oakley

Curtis Oakley, a 6'4" Junior, played in 28 games last season for the Bulldogs, all off the bench. Oakley averaged 3.8 points and 1.9 rebounds  in just under 12 minutes per game. 

Oakley will look to provide energy off the bench and improve on his numbers this year. 

 

 

Photo courtesy of Vincent Dusovic.

 
 

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