Naji Named Provigo Robert Lafond Ath­lete Of The Week

Stanstead Journal - - CLASSIFIEDS - Lennoxville, Sher­brooke

TheBishop’s Uni­ver­sity Depart­ment of Ath­let­ics and Recre­ation is pleased to an­nounce that Ma­jid Naji of the men’s bas­ket­ball team has been named the Provigo Robert Lafond Ath­lete of the Week.

Naji from Lunel, France helped the Gaiters (7-7) top Con­cor­dia (6-7) 76-72 in over­time in Mitchell Gym on Fri­day night. He had a “dou­ble-dou­ble”, with 19 points and 10 re­bounds on 7-for-11 shoot­ing. The 6-foot-11 for­ward added two as­sists, two steals and a block to his stat line. On Satur­day night, the fifth year Eco­nomics stu­dent scored eight points and had nine re­bounds in Bishop’s 56-46 loss to McGill (9-4) at home. He added two steals and one block for the Gaiters.

Bishop’s is next in ac­tion on Satur­day Feb. 21 at home in Mitchell Gym against Laval (7-6). The women tip at 6 p.m. and the men fol­low at 8 p.m.

The Gaiters are look­ing to punch their ticket to the RSEQ Fi­nal-4 tak­ing place in Mitchell Gym from Mar. 5-7. Tour­na­ment passes and tick­ets are avail­able at www. gaiters.ca/tick­ets.

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