Iorio Honored With GEICO, Patriot League Weekly Awards

Sam Iorio

WASHINGTON — Sophomore Sam Iorio picked up his second GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week award this season after a career-best performance at home against Saint Francis (Pa.). 

Iorio was also honored by the Patriot League with the men's basketball Player of Week Award. This is Iorio's third career Patriot League weekly honor and the first player of the week. He was the Rookie of the Week twice during the 2017-18 season.

Iorio averaged 28.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists during a 1-1 week for the Eagles, including a career-high 33 points in a victory over St. Francis (Pa.) on Tuesday.

Iorio shot 7 of 10 from the outside and had half of American's first-half output with 24 of the Eagles' 50 points at the break.

American will return to the hardwood on Tuesday, Dec. 18 against Mount St. Mary's at Bender Arena. 

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