Brown named MAC Freshman of the MonthWritten by Zach Davis | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Toledo point guard Juice Brown was named the Mid-American Conference’s Freshman of the Month this week by the league office.
Brown averaged 14.4 points, 4.7 assists and 2.9 rebounds in February and was named the MAC Player of the Week on two separate occasions. He scored in double figures in all nine games during the month, including a career-high 29 points in a win over Central Michigan on Feb. 22.
On the season, Brown ranks sixth in the nation among freshmen with 4.9 assists per game as well as seventh in the MAC in assist/turnover ratio (1.4) and 14th in points (12.2).
Brown will try to win his third consecutive MAC Player of the Week award in the season finale at 2 p.m. March 3 against Eastern Michigan. He recorded 12 points, two assists and two rebounds in the first game of the week in a loss at Northern Illinois on Feb. 29.