Athletics News

Colonial Of The Week

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

Rob Diggs averaged 17.5 points and shot 56 percent from the field in the Colonials' two games last week. The senior from Brandywine, MD, scored a game-high 18 points on 8-of-14 shooting in the Colonials' game at Saint Joseph's. On Saturday, Diggs converted 6-of-11 from the field, including his only three-point attempt, and 4-of-4 from the line in addition to seven rebounds and a pair of blocks in 19 minutes. He scored 17 points, including the 1,000th point of his career, in GW's 87-62 victory over the Rams. Diggs' two blocks against Fordham also moved him into fourth place on the GW career blocks list. He leads the Colonials with 13.1 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game. He also leads the team in blocks with 32.

Diggs' stats for the week: two games, 35 points on 14-25 FGs, 1-2 three-pointers, 6-7 FTs, 10 rebounds (1 offensive, 9 defensive), three blocks, two assists and a steal in 50 total minutes.