CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT senior center, Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah), was named the men's basketball Player of the Week by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) on Monday, after helping the No. 10 Engineers win three games in their opening week of the 2011-12 campaign.
Hollingsworth averaged 22 points and 10 rebounds, while shooting 67.4% from the field in wins against Curry College, Gordon College and RPI. The preseason All-American was at his best in Saturday's 104-75 victory over RPI, scoring 28 points, on 12-of-14 shooting, and collecting 15 boards. He also had a double-double in Tuesday's season opener at Curry.
The Cardinal and Gray will be back in action on Tuesday, November 22, playing at Emmanuel College at 7:00 p.m. before returning home to face Suffolk University on Saturday.