Binghamton Bearcat George Tinsley has been named the America East Rookie of the Week for the third time this season.  The Clarks Summit, Pa. native averaged 13.5 points per game and 5.5 rebounds in a pair of games last week. Binghamton defeated Stony Brook on Long Island on Wednesday night and fell to New Hampshire at the Events Center on Saturday.

 

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Tinsley is averaging 10.7 points per game and 7.9 rebounds per contest so far this season.

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He is fourth in scoring and first in rebounding on the Bearcats team. He has started and played in all but one game when he sat out with an upper leg injury. Earlier in the season he averaged more playing time than anyone else in Division I competition.  Currently he is averaging 38.1 minutes of action per contest. That is tops on the Bearcats, tops in America East and fifth in the nation.

Tinsley leads the Bearcats into their only game this week. BU travels to Hartford to meet the Hawks on Wednesday night in a 7:00 PM start. That game will be broadcast on News Radio 1290 WNBF and wnbf.com beginning at 6:45 PM.