2004-05 Men's Basketball Players of the Week

February 28, 2005
Andrew Schiel, Amherst
(Senior, Forward - Wayne, Pa.)
Senior co-captain forward Andrew Schiel led second-ranked, top-seeded Amherst to its third conference championship in the last five years with 23 points, eight rebounds and five blocks in Sunday's 65-57 win over third-seeded Bates in the NESCAC Tournament title game. One of ten finalists for the Jostens Trophy, awarded annually to the national player of the year, Schiel also tallied 20 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocks in Saturday's 75-72 semifinal win over fourth-seeded Trinity.

February 21, 2005
Rob Stockwell, Bates
(Sophomore, Guard - Temple, N.H.)
Shooting 11 for 21 and 3 of 5 from beyond the arc, Stockwell scored a game-high 27 points with four rebounds and three steals in Bates' 76-73 win over Williams. In overtime, he hit the game-winning 3-pointer from the left wing as time expired.

Dan Martin, Tufts
(Junior, Center - Sandwich, Mass.)
Martin recorded career highs with 26 points and 15 rebounds as Tufts eliminated Colby, 99-88, in the first round of the conference tournament. Martin was good on 8 of 10 field goals and 10 of 11 free throws while also assisting on two baskets. His five consecutive points put the Tufts lead into double-figures for good after Colby had pulled within nine (66-57) with 8:26 left. He was 7 for 7 from the free throw line in the second half when Tufts pulled away from the Mules.

February 14, 2005
Tucker Kain, Williams
(Senior, Forward - Cleveland, Ohio)
Williams senior forward Tucker Kain averaged 31 points and 11.5 rebounds while shooting 60% from the field as the Ephs recorded two league victories and secured a berth into the NESCAC Championship. Kain scored 30 points with 15 rebounds while connecting on 6-of-10 three pointers as Williams defeated Colby 80-74. The senior added 32 points the following night (12-of-18 from the floor) as the Ephs turned back Bowdoin 88-81.

February 7, 2005
Tyler Rhoten, Trinity
(Junior, Forward - Ridgewood, N.J.)
Trinity's Tyler Rhoten had 18 points and six rebounds in a 94-70 win over Middlebury, and poured in a season-high 36 points with eight rebounds and four steals in a 91-84 win against Williams the next day. In the two wins, Rhoten averaged 27 points, seven rebounds while shooting 62.9 percent from the field (22-35) and connecting on all 10 of his free throws in the two wins.

January 31, 2005
Reggie Stovell, Tufts
(Senior, Forward - Washington, D.C.)
Stovell continued to lead Tufts averaging 25.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game in league games against Wesleyan and Connecticut College. Stovell's 12-foot jumper with 2.7 seconds left gave the Jumbos an 84-83 victory at Wesleyan. He finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Stovell had 29 points in a 74-73 loss to Conn. College.

Robert Kelly, Wesleyan
(Junior, Center - Springfield, Mass.)
Kelly had a career-high 34 points along with 10 rebounds in a one-point overtime loss to Tufts. The following day after a low scoring first half against Bates, Kelly rallied the Cardinals with 11 second-half points and netted the game-tying free throws with 18 seconds to play as Wesleyan handed the Bobcats their first league loss at the buzzer. For the week, Kelly averaged 22.5 points and 9.5 rebounds with 5 assists, 4 blocks and a steal. He shot 50% from the field (17-34) and 91.7% from the free throw line.

January 24, 2005
Reggie Stovell, Tufts
(Senior, Forward - Washington, D.C.)
With strong contributions from Reggie Stovell, Tufts remains tied atop the NESCAC standings at 4-0 after sweeping Williams and Middlebury this past weekend. Stovell had a career-high 29 points, including 19 in the first half, at Williams where Tufts defeated the Ephs for the first time since 1995. He hit 10 of 18 shots, went 8 for 8 at the line, and took down eight rebounds. Stovell added 16 points, 5 rebounds in an overtime win at Middlebury. For the week, which included a non-conference loss to Wheaton, Stovell averaged 21.3 points and 7.3 rebounds.

January 17, 2005
Brian Gerrity, Bates
(Senior, Guard - Augusta, Maine)
In a 2-1 week, Brian Gerrity led Bates to conference wins over in-state rivals Bowdoin and Colby. He averaged 18.6 points over the three games, while shooting 10-for-19 from three-point land in the two NESCAC victories. Gerrity scored a game-high 24 points with five assists against Bowdoin and dropped a game-high 21 against Colby. With 1:13 remaining against the Mules, Gerrity drained a long 3-pointer which sealed the 71-66 victory.

January 10, 2005
Tucker Kain, Williams
(Senior, Forward - Cleveland, Ohio)
Williams senior forward Tucker Kain averaged 25.7 points and 13.3 rebounds as the Ephs defeated Southern Vermont and dropped two games to ranked opponents. Kain scored 21 points with 18 rebounds in an 88-78 loss to Amherst and dropped 28 points with 13 rebounds in a 98-86 defeat of S. Vermont.

December 13, 2004
Charles Stone, Connecticut College
(Freshman, Forward/Center - Hackensack, N.J.)
Connecticut College freshman Charles Stone averaged 20.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists, shooting 70% from the field (19-for-27) in two starts this week for the Camels. Tuesday night against Wheaton, Stone poured in a game-high 26 points, adding 11 rebounds in 36 minutes of work. Saturday afternoon, Stone logged his third consecutive double double with 15 points and 12 rebounds against Salve Regina.

December 6, 2004
Reggie Stovell, Tufts
(Senior, Forward - Washington, D.C.)
Stovell averaged 17 points and 10.3 rebounds as Tufts won three games on the road against NEWMAC schools last week. Stovell had 20 points and 16 rebounds in a 54-51 win at MIT, 16 and 9 in a 77-69 win at Babson and 15 and 6 in a 64-63 win at Clark in which he tipped in a rebound for the winning basket with six seconds remaining.

November 28, 2004
Rob Stockwell, Bates
(Sophomore, Forward - Temple, N.H.)
Stockwell was named the Most Valuable Player of the UMass Boston Tournament and averaged 21.7 points and 10.7 rebounds per game in a 3-0 week for the Bobcats. Stockwell started the week with a career high 26 points in a win over the University of Southern Maine. He added 12 rebounds, and also had a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds in a win over John Jay in the first round of the UMass Boston Tournament. He scored 23 points in the championship game of the tournament, and shot 57.4 percent from the floor for the week.

November 22, 2004
Tim Holland, Wesleyan
(Senior, Guard - East Williston, N.Y.)
Tim Holland was named to the all-tournament team of the Courtyard by Marriott Tip-Off hosted by Wesleyan leading all scorers with 58 points over the two games. The senior scored 32 in an opening win over Wentworth and 26 in the finals against Western Connecticut State while averaging seven rebounds, two assists over the two contests. He shot 54 percent from the floor including 7-for-15 on treys.