Elon’s Bryant Earns Third CAA Rookie MBB of the Week Honor

Posted by Press Release on December 29, 2014 at 4:03 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University freshman guard Elijah Bryant has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week, the league office announced today, Dec. 29. Bryant has now been named the league’s rookie of the week three times this season.

Bryant averaged 19.0 points in Elon’s victories over Kennesaw State (67-65) and Marist (69-64) last week. He poured in a career-high 25 points and dished out five assists at KSU and followed with 13 points versus Marist. For the week, Bryant shot 50 percent (13-26) from the floor and from 3-point range (4-8). He leads all CAA freshmen in scoring with 12.5 points per game and has tallied double figures in 10 of his 13 games.

Bryant and the Phoenix begin league play on Jan. 3 at Drexel.

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