MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior forward Ryan Aquino (Roswell, Ga.) of the Georgia College men’s basketball team (10-7, 3-5 PBC) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 22. This marks the third such honor for Aquino and the fifth for the Bobcat men’s basketball team this season.
Aquino powered the Bobcats to a 2-1 record over the three-game week, averaging 20.7 points and 9.0 rebounds per contest. He started the week with a double-double in a loss to Augusta State University, 18 points and 11 rebounds. He then posted 25 points and eight boards at Francis Marion University and 19 points with another eight rebounds at UNC Pembroke.
The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m., hosting Lander University.
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