Hassell Named Co-CAA Player Of the Week

January 10, 2011
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan. 10, 2011

RICHMOND, VA-- ODU red-shirt senior center Frank Hassell has been named CAA co-Player of the Week after averaging 16.0 points and 8.7 rebounds in the Monarchs 3-0 week.

Hassell was the Monarchs' leading scorer in all three games and topped the team in rebounding twice. Shot 64.5% from the floor for the week. ODU defeated Towson on the road, 51-47, then beat Northeastern 49-34 and George Mason, 69-65 at home. In the Mason contest, Hassell scored eight of ODU's final 10 points in the last 2:40 of the game.

The Chesapeake, VA. native is now averaging 13.1 points and 9.3 rebounds per game along with shooting .572 from the floor. Hassell has 963 career points and 728 career rebounds thus far.

Co-Player of the Week: Charles Jenkins, Hofstra - Averaged 25.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg and 6.3 agp in Hofstra's 3-0 week. Shot 54.1% from the floor, 53.8% from 3-point range and 90.3% at the FT line. Had 32 points and eight assists in win over George Mason, including 23 in the second half.

The Monarchs play at Drexel Thursday night at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.