Bruce Named America East Player of the Week
Thomas Bruce has been named the America East Player of the Week. Bruce, the Binghamton Bearcats standout center, has gotten off to a great start. In a pair of BU wins over the past week Bruce averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds. To go along with those figures he made 14 of 19 shots from the field for a blistering 74 percent clip. After struggling at the free throw line earlier in the season he went 12-13 at the line over the last two games.
A member of America East's All Defensive Team last season Bruce is averaging 9.2 rebounds per game while scoring an average of 15.9 points per game. He ranks second in America East in rebounding and sixth in scoring. He continues to be the conference's top shot blocker averaging three blocks per contest.
Bruce will lead his Bearcats into action on Wednesday night when the Bearcats host Army at 7 PM. Fans can also hear the game on News Radio 1290 WNBF beginning with coverage at 6:45 PM.