August Earns Third NJAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Accolade

Montclair, NJ (1/2/12) – Senior forward Andrew August (Bridgewater, NJ / Bridgewater- Raritan) claimed his third New Jersey Athletic Conference Player of the Week accolade of the year as the league released its first selection for the 2012 calendar year.

August was named MVP of the Comfort Inn Holiday Classic as Montclair stretched its win streak to four with a pair of wins. August had 23 points, five rebounds, four assists, six blocks and three steals in MSU's 90-53 semifinal win over Lehman. He then notched his seventh double-double of the year with 23 points and 11 rebounds along with seven assists as the Red Hawks claimed the championship with an 87-64 victory in the title game.

August currently ranks third in the NJAC in scoring (20.4), second in rebounding (9.8) and fourth in field goal percentage (.556).