Men's Basketball

Megafu receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

Megafu receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) sophomore forward Michael Megafu (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents men's basketball Player of the Week. Megafu continued his double-double ways for St. Joseph's, picking up his ninth of the season (No. 2 in Division III) by way of 19 points and 10 rebounds against Vassar College in the Bears lone game of the week. The sophomore helped his cause by going 6-of-7 (85.7 percent) from the charity stripe as St. Joseph's battled back from a 20-point deficit to nearly shock the Brewers on Tuesday. The forward has now recorded double-doubles in each of the Bears last six games and has upped his scoring average to 15.3 points per game on efficient 54.1 percent shooting.