Lin Named Ivy League Player of the Week Again
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Harvard senior guard Jeremy Lin has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second consecutive week in an announcement by the league office Monday afternoon.
It is the third award of the season for Lin and the sixth of his career. Lin was also named to Andy Katz's Team of the Week on ESPN.com.
Teammate Keith Wright also earned mention this week with his selection to the Honor Roll.
Lin guided Harvard top its second-straight win at Boston College, 74-67, with a game-high 25 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor and 10-for-12 from the free throw line while also adding four assists.
In his last three games against BCS teams (Boston College, Connecticut, Boston College), Lin is averaging 27.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 1.5 blocks while shooting 29-for-44 (.659).
Wright scored a career-high 21 points in Harvard's win at Boston College, shooting 9-for-14 from the floor in 31 minutes.
Harvard's 74-67 win at Boston College maintained Harvard's best start to a season (7-2) since 1984-85 ... The Crimson outrebounded Boston College, which had more than doubled-up Miami on the glass (43-21) in its previous game ... Harvard shot 50 percent for the game ... Taking away an eight-minute scoreless drought, Harvard shot 60 percent overall ... The Crimson limited BC to 37.5 percent shooting on the night ... Harvard outscored BC in the paint, 40-26 ... Harvard's bench has outscored its opponents' every game this season ... Lin moved past Matt Stehle '06 (1,151) into 15th place on the all-time scoring list with 1,174 points ... By starting 6-of-6 Wednesday night, Lin had made 17 of his last 20 shot attempts dating back to the UConn game.