LATHAM, N.Y. – Junior Daryn Alexander (Twinbrook, Md./Richard Montgomery) was named the United East Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending January 30 as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.

Alexander averaged 14.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 steals, and 2.7 assists while shooting 46.4-percent (13-28) from the field in a 3-0 week for the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball team. He also shot 43.8-percent (7-16) from downtown.

Daryn Alexander looking to pass at Richmond (2.14.21) Credit: Bill Wood / St. Mary's College of Maryland

The 6-2 guard started the week with a season-best 18 points on career-highs of five free throws made (5-5) and three three-point field goals made (3-7) in an 84-53 road victory at Gallaudet University on January 25.

He also notched career-bests of seven rebounds and seven steals plus connected on a season-best five field goals made in an 86-53 win over Penn College on January 29. Alexander finished the game with 14 points.

Alexander made 12 straight free throws, including nine straight between the Gallaudet (5-5) and Penn State Abington (4-4) games. He started his 12 consecutive free throws made streak by ending the game against SUNY Morrisville (Jan. 14), 1-of-1 and starting the Penn College game, 2-of-2, before finishing 0-of-3.

2021-22 United East Conference Men’s Basketball Players of the Week

  • Nov. 8 – Mohamed Mansaray, Penn State Abington, Sr., G
  • Nov. 15 – Jordan Shewbridge, Lancaster Bible, Sr., G
  • Nov. 22 – Donyae Baylor-Carrol, Penn State Harrisburg, Sr., G
  • Nov. 29 – Jared Houck, Penn State Berks, Sr., G
  • Dec. 6 – Dylan Daniels, Penn State Harrisburg, Sr., F
  • Dec. 13 – Ty McBride, Wells, Jr., G
  • Dec. 20 – Brison Hall, SUNY Morrisville, Jr., F
  • Jan. 10 – Adam Stoltzfus, Lancaster Bible, Jr., F
  • Jan. 17 – Zegary Scott III, Penn State Harrisburg, Sr., G
  • Jan. 24 – Ransel Rodriguez, Wells, So., G
  • Jan. 31 – Daryn Alexander, St. Mary’s College, Jr., G

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