American's Garrison Carr has been named the Patriot League player of the week, conference officials announced Monday. Carr averaged 27.0 ppg last week as he led AU to a perfect 3-0 record.
On Monday against St. Francis, Carr scored 28 points, including 19 in the second half, to lead the Eagles to a 67-46 victory. Carr shot 10-of-18 from the field made 5 of 12 three-point attempts. At Howard on Wednesday, Carr was again the high scorer as with 29 points in AU's 65-63 victory. He made 11 of 13 from the field, including 7 of 13 three-point attempts. He scored 16 of his points in the second half as American fought back from a seven-point halftime deficit for the win. Carr set a new career-high with his 11 field goals and tied his previous career-high of seven made three-pointers. At Jacksonville on Saturday, Carr scored a game-high 24 points on 8-of-15 shooting, including 6 of 9 three-point attempts.
For the week, Carr averaged 27.0 ppg while shooting 55.8 percent (29-of-52) from the field and 52.9 percent (18-of-34) on three-point attempts. This award is Carr's first of the season and fourth of his career.
The Eagles return to action tomorrow, Nov. 25, at Stony Brook. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
November 25, 2008; 9:14 AM ET
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