BOSTON, Mass. – For the first time in his career freshman guard Vinny DeLucia (Miami, Fla.) has been named to the D3Hoops.com Team of the Week, which recognizes the top-5 players in the country for their standout performances for their respective teams.
DeLucia's honor comes after being named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday. The Miami native was red-hot for the Beacons as he averaged 26.5 points per game last week. From the field DeLucia shot 52.9% (18-for-34) and 50% from 3-point range (9-for-18), while at the line he finished the week 8-for-12 overall. Against Southern Maine, the freshman dropped in a game and career-high 29 points on 10-of-16 shooting, which included a 6-of-9 showing from behind the arc. On Saturday he finished with 24 points on 8-of-18 shooting, which also included three 3-pointers. He also finished the week with a combined eight assists.