Antawn Dobie, a former standout at Monsignor McClancy High School, was named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time in three weeks as the 6-foot guard helped lead the Long Island University Blackbirds to their second win of the year, 78-59, over New Haven at the Schwartz Center on Monday night.
Dobie, a native of Corona, started alongside fellow freshman Maurice Yearwood in the back court and scored a team-high 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting. Dobie also had a game-high seven assists and four steals to go along with four rebounds. Dobie is second on the team in scoring, averaging 14 points a game. He is also shooting 50 percent from the field and averages 4.2 assists per game.
Former Forest Hills standout JaJa Bey also had a great game against the Chargers. The 6-foot-7 freshman forward also shot 6-for-8 from the field and scored 14 points. The Lefrak City resident also had four rebounds and three steals in 23 minutes. LIU improves its record to 2-3.
Shaheen Holloway and the Seton Hall Pirates received a scare Monday night at the Meadowlands as the Pirates defeated Columbia, 60-58. The South Jamaica native scored 11 points and added six assists, five rebounds and three steals in 31 minutes against the Lions. On Saturday in Tallahassee, the Hall defeated Florida State, 79-56,behind Holloway
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