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Did anyone post this or did I just miss it?

pretty huge deal if you ask me.


FAU's Monroe Garners National Attention
Earns Mid-Major Player of the Week Award.


Feb. 20, 2007

BOCA RATON, FL - Carlos Monroe of the Florida Atlantic University men's basketball team has garnered his second weekly award in as many days, this time earning a national spot light with the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Player of the Week award.


The sophomore was named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Monday for his efforts during a pair of Owl wins over Western Kentucky and New Orleans.

The Philadelphia native averaged 28 points and 13 rebounds in wins over Western

Kentucky and New Orleans. Monroe poured in 26 points, including 16 of FAU's first 21, to help the Owls to a 78-73 win at Western Kentucky. He finished with 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Against New Orleans he tallied 30 points and pulled down 14 rebounds, helping FAU cruise to a 98-77 win. Monroe shot 76% from the field for the week.
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Did anyone post this or did I just miss it?

That is huge…i wonder if anyone at sports information knows about it…i e-mailed T-Rex to let him know as well…

Here's some more they had to say:

"Florida Atlantic?s one-two punch of DeAndre Rice and Carlos Monroe make the Owls a legitimate threat to win the Sun Belt Conference tournament, despite being tied for the fourth-best record in the league (9-7). It?s been an uphill climb for head coach Rex Walters after his team dropped its first four games of the season. But it wasn?t until the tenth game when their fortunes really took a positive turn.

Rice, who was the team?s leading scorer last season, missed the first nine games of this season (academic issues). Since rejoining the team the dynamic 6-foot-3 guard has teamed with Monroe to help lead the Owls to 10 of their 14 wins. The 6-foot-8 Monroe is only a sophomore but he is already a force. He ranks third in the league in scoring (18.3) and second in rebounding (8.9), making him the only player in the conference to rank in the top three in both categories."
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Did anyone post this or did I just miss it?

T-Rex mentioned this during his post-game piece with Evan Cohen on Wednesday. I'd never even heard of this award before Wed night, so that's probably an indication of how important it is lol!

Either way…nice win, but wins on the court are what Carlos, Rex and DeAndre are in the game for.
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