Spartans Caraballo Scores ECC Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week Honors

Spartans Caraballo Scores ECC Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week Honors

St. Thomas Aquinas College Men's Basketball player Osbel Caraballo was named the East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday, following the Spartans 1-1 week on the hardwood.

Caraballo averaged 12.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in games versus the University of the District of Columbia (W, 95-68) on Wednesday evening and at the University of New Haven (L, 76-59) on Saturday afternoon. The freshman forward from Bolivar, Venezuela shot 44.4 percent (8-for-18) from the field, 60.0 percent (3-for-5) from three and 100.0 percent (5-for-5) from the free throw line. In addition, Osbel picked up 2 assists and 2 steals on the week.

The #18 NABC ranked Spartans resume the ECC portion of their schedule, as STAC hosts NYIT on Wednesday, January 9th at 7:30pm. Following the tilt with the Bears, St Thomas Aquinas will head to LIU Post on Saturday, January 12th for a 3pm match-up with the Pioneers.

Official ECC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Release