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March 2, 2015

BOSTON (MA) -- Stony Brook's Jameel Warney earns Lou Henson award national player of the week honors.

The 6-foot-8 junior helped the Seawolves to a pair of wins last week. Last Wednesday he had game-highs in points with 23 and rebounds with 12, against UMass-Lowell. He also had two blocked-shots. He capped off the week with a monster performance on the road at Hartford, finishing with game-high 32 points and a game-high 18 rebounds. Warney also added three blocks.

The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the top Mid-Major player in Division I college basketball.

The award is named in honor of Lou Henson who retired after a spectacular coaching career that lasted 41 years. When he left the game in 2005 he was sixth all-time in career Division I wins with 779. He is the winningest coach at both Illinois and New Mexico State. He is one of only 12 coaches in the history of the game to take two schools to the Final Four.


Week 16 (March 2) Jameel Warney (Stony Brook)
Week 15 (Feb. 23) Jalen West (Northwestern State)
Week 14 (Feb. 16) Tevonn Walker (Valparaiso)
Week 13 (Feb. 9) Jalen Cannon (St. Francis Brooklyn)
Week 12 (Feb. 2) Ty Greene (USC Upstate) and Seth Tuttle (Northern Iowa)
Week 11 (Jan. 26) Saah Nimley (Charleston Southern)
Week 10 (Jan. 19) Kendall Gray (Delaware State)
Week 9 (Jan. 12) Keifer Sykes (Green Bay)
Week 8 (Jan. 5) Shannon Evans (Buffalo)
Week 7 (Dec. 29) Mike Myers (Maryland Eastern Shore)
Week 6 (Dec. 22) Chris Thomas (Texas Southern)
Week 5 (Dec. 15) Cameron Payne (Murray State)
Week 4 (Dec. 8) Damon Lynn (NJIT)
Week 3 (Dec. 1) Craig Bradshaw (Belmont)
Week 2 (Nov. 24) A.J. English (Iona)
Week 1 (Nov. 17) Kyle Wilson (Army)

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