MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior forward Ryan Aquino (Roswell, Ga.) of the Georgia College men’s basketball team (3-1) was named the Bobcat Athlete of the Week, the GC sports information office announced Tuesday. This marks the second such honor for both Aquino and the Bobcat men this season.
Aquino paced the Bobcats during two games this week with a pair of double doubles, averaging 19 points and 10.5 rebounds per contest. In the loss to No. 25 Queens University Friday, he had 17 points and 10 boards. Then the senior added 21 points, 11 rebounds and three steals to the winning effort over Belmont Abbey College Saturday.
The Bobcats are back in action tonight, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. to host Anderson University.
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