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Former Titan Anthony Gittens Selected To Team Of The Week

Posted: 12/22/2011 2:07:00 PM

gittensTACOMA, Wash. - Senior forward Anthony Gittens was rewarded for a solid week with selection to the Team of The Week. Gittens was recognized as one of the top performers in Division III men's basketball last week.

Gittens, who is from Tacoma, had a monster week, averaging 16.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. His 17 points on Saturday led the Loggers (7-0) in a 73-59 win over Willamette. He also recorded blocked five shots in the game to aid in the Loggers defensive effort.

Gittens is the Loggers leading scorer and rebounder through the first seven games of the season with an average of 13 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. He also leads the Northwest Conference with 13 blocked shots.

The Loggers are off to one of their best starts since joining the NCAA Division III with a 7-0 record and are currently ranked 20th in the top-25 poll. They square off with Evergreen St. at 8 p.m. as part of a nonconference doubleheader in Olympia, Wash. The women will play the first game with Evergreen St. at 6 p.m. is in its 15th season of recognizing a Team of the Week , which honors the top performer nationally at all five positions.

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