Men's Basketball

2015-16 Record: 20-6; GNAC 14-4; NCAA Tournament: 6 appearances; GNAC Titles: 6 (1996, 2010,'12, '13, '14, '15)

Watson Named Albertus Male Student-Athlete of November

Photo by Ron Waite
Photo by Ron Waite

Senior Darius Watson (New Britain, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team has been named the month of November Male Student-Athlete of the Month.

Watson led the Falcons to a 3-0 start to the season during November.  In three contests, he averaged 26 points, 34.3 minutes and 5.3 rebounds per game. 

Watson opened the season with a 31-point effort on 50% shooting in the Falcons' win over Lehman.  For his play at the Mitchell College Tip-Off Tournament, he was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player and later earned a spot on the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll.

He also shot 62.5% from the floor against Newbury as the Falcons' cruised to the non-league victory.  He scored 26 points in the contest and was 6-of-10 from behind the arc. 

Watson and the Falcons are 5-0 on the year and play on the road on Thursday before playing in their home opener on Saturday, Dec. 7.