Hassan Named NEC Player of the Week

Dec. 14, 2009

FAIRFIELD, CT - Senior Corey Hassan (Merrimack, NH) was named the Choice Hotels/Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week today after helping the Pioneers to a 1-1 record last week.

In winning his second Player of the Week award of the season, Hassan averaged 22.0 points, 10.5 rebounds and shot 47.8 percent from three-point range (11-23).

In a 76-65 win at Hartford on Wednesday, Hassan established a school record by hitting nine three-pointers in 14 attempts. He finished the game with 29 points and added a team-best nine rebounds. In a 93-77 loss at Fairfield on Sunday, Hassan recorded his league-leading third double-double of the year with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

On the season, the Merrimack, NH native is averaging a league-best 23.3 points and ranks second on the circuit with 8.7 rebounds per game. He is also the NEC's top-ranked three-point artist with 4.2 per game and ranks fourth in three-point accuracy at 45.2 percent.