Mix Named NJAC Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week

Montclair, NJ (3/9/09) – Freshman guard Ali Mix (East Orange, NJ / East Orange Campus) was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season on Monday.

Mix earned the final Rookie of the Week honor after averaging 17.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game in a pair of contests during the ECAC Metro Tournament. He opened the week with a career-high 27 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field, along with two rebounds and three steals in a 79-67 opening round win over New York Maritime. Three days later, he wrapped up his freshman season by notching seven points, six rebounds, and three assists in a 74- 63 semifinal road loss to eventual ECAC champion Lehman.

Mix, who played in 27 of the Red Hawks’ 28 games on the season, finished the year averaging 7.4 points per game.