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RaShawn Stores

Stores Named MAAC Rookie of the Week

Courtesy: Manhattan Athletics Department
Release: 12/10/2012
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RIVERDALE, N.Y. - Manhattan men's basketball guard RaShawn Stores (Bronx, N.Y./All Hallows) was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office this afternoon. It is the first conference honor for the first-year point guard after helping the Jaspers to a 1-1 conference opening weekend.

Stores averaged 10.5 points per game shooting 61.5% (8-13) from the field in two games. He also added nine assists without having a turnover in the two contests while shooting 71.4% (5-7) from three-point range. The 5'11" sophomore's top performance of the week came on Sunday at home as he helped the Jaspers to a 75-55 victory over Siena. Stores set career highs with 12 points and six assists while shooting a perfect 4-for-4 from three-point territory.

He also grabbed five rebounds and swiped two steals in 24 minutes coming off the bench as Manhattan improved to 2-0 at home. On Friday, Stores poured in nine points and had three assists at Marist while going 4-for-8 (50.0%) against the Red Foxes.

Manhattan (3-5, 1-1 MAAC) returns to action on Sun., Dec. 16 when they travel to Brooklyn, N.Y. for a 4 p.m. contest with Long Island University.

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