Naji Named Provigo Robert Lafond Athlete Of The Week
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.