Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Feb. 4, 2008

Name: Rob Diggs
Sport: Men's Basketball
Pos.: Forward
Cl.: Junior
Hometown: Brandywine, MD
High School: Gywnn Park

Rob Diggs notched his fifth double-double of the season (7th career) with 20 points and 10 rebounds on Jan. 30 in George Washington's game against Saint Joseph's. More impressively, Diggs made all 10 of his field goal attempts, two shy of tying the A-10 single-game record for field goals without a miss. It was the best shooting performance by a Colonial in more than 20 years. He also added a pair of blocks and is tied for second in the A-10 with seven double-digit rebounding performances. The junior from Brandywine, MD, leads the Colonials in scoring (13.1 points per game) and rebounding (7.9 rpg) as well as field goal percentage at .511 (91-178) and blocks (1.3 bpg).

Diggs was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week for his performance. Diggs stats for the week: one game, 20 points on 10-10 FGs (1.00), 10 rebounds (1 offensive, 9 defensive), 1 assist, 0 turnovers, 2 blocks in 35 total minutes.