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News Feed - November 25, 2008

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.

By Matthew Rennie  |  November 25, 2008; 9:14 AM ET
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