KENT, Ohio – Senior guard Chris Singletary became the second straight and third different Kent State player to be named the Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week when he was selected for the honor by the conference office on Monday (Jan. 11). It is the second career POW award for Singletary.
Singletary led Kent State to a 2-0 week averaging 13 points, 5.5 assists and 5.0 rebounds as the Golden Flashes posted wins over Norfolk State and at Ohio. The senior guard, who also shot 81.8 percent (9-11) from the foul line on the week, led KSU to a 62-60 win in the MAC opener on Saturday at Ohio with a game high 22 points and four assists. The Golden Flashes trailed 60-58 when Singletary converted a three-point play with 33 seconds remaining to put Kent State on top to stay. In all he scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half.
Earlier in the week he helped set up five double-digit scorers in the 84-66 win over Norfolk State by handing out seven assists to go along with six rebounds and two points. For the game KSU had a +24 advantage in points scored in the 27 minutes he was on the court.
Averaging 10.1 points and 4.3 assists he has total 986 career points at Kent State.