St. Thomas Aquinas Men’s Basketball player Demetre Roberts was named the East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week, for the second consecutive week, on Monday, following the Spartans 2-0 week on the court.

Roberts averaged 17.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in victories at Mercy College (79-68) on Wednesday evening and versus the University of Bridgeport (99-97) on Saturday afternoon. The freshman guard from Mount Vernon, NY shot 40.0 percent (8-for-20) from the field and 85.7 percent (18-for-21) from the free throw line. In addition, Demetre picked up a steal.

The #23 NABC ranked Spartans (8-1) will return to action next Monday evening (12/17) against the College of Saint Rose at Aquinas Hall. Tip-off is set for 7pm in Sparkill, NY.