Centerville, Mass. - Junior forward AJ Matthews (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was named ECAC Division III Metro Player of the Week on January 31st, 2012.
Matthews, the recipient of this week's Skyline Conference award, led the Rams to league wins over Old Westbury in overtime (71-70) and Mount Saint Mary (76-55). In the first outing, he had 22 points and 19 rebounds. Against Mount Saint Mary, he posted 22 points and 23 rebounds (school-record) to go along with a school-record nine blocked shots. He leads the nation in rebounding average at 15.6 rpg.