Kohl Named NEC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Kohl Named NEC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Senior Tyler Kohl had a career-day for the Central Connecticut men's basketball team at Maine and was recognized with the Northeast Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Kohl earned the honor for the third time this season after leading CCSU to a 93-90 win in double-overtime against the Black Bears. The Blue Devils are 6-6 on the season and will travel to Oregon State this weekend.

Kohl claimed NEC Player of the Week honors following a spectacular performance win over Maine on Saturday. Kohl netted a career-high 33 points on 8-12 from the field, 5-8 from beyond the arc and 12-13 from the line. He also contributed seven rebounds, four assists and three steals. He finished with eight points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals in the extra sessions alone. Kohl became just the third player in the nation this season to finish with at least 33/7/4/3 against a DI team and the second to score at least 33 points on 12 or fewer shot attempts.

The Allentown, PA native posted his second 30-point game of the season, and scored 20+ points for the seventh time this season and 20th time in his two-year CCSU career. Kohl ranks in the NEC top-10 in scoring (19.3, 2nd), rebounding (6.4, 8th), assists (4.0, 6th), steals (1.4, 9th), field goal percentage (.481, 10th), free throw percentage (.879, 2nd), three-point percentage (.392, 9th) and assist-to-turnover rato (1.26, 9th).

The Blue Devils are back in action at Oregon State on Saturday, Dec. 29. The game will be carried on Pac-12 Networks and tip off at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.

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