Watson Named Albertus Male Student-Athlete of November

Watson Named Albertus Male Student-Athlete of November
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.