Men's Basketball

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Ljuljdjuraj Named Albertus Male Student-Athlete of the Month

Photo by Ron Waite
Photo by Ron Waite

Junior Victor Ljuljdjuraj (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team has been named the month of December Male Student-Athlete of the Month.

Ljuljdjuraj led the Falcons in a 4-1 month of December as the Falcons went 3-0 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play before falling to Division I opponent Central Connecticut State University 85-82 on the road.  That contest, marks the Falcons' only loss of the season.

Ljuljdjuraj averaged 16.8 points and a team-high 9.0 rebounds on the month.  He shot 58.6% from the field and recorded 19 blocked shots.  He also shot 42.9% from behind the arc.

He recorded two double-doubles as he tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds at Mount Ida on Dec. 3 and 24 points and 14 rebounds at Central Connecticut State on Dec. 29.  For his efforts at CCSU, he was named the GNAC Player of the Week.

Ljuljdjuraj and the Falcons take on Suffolk for the second time this season on Saturday, Jan. 11.  The contest will be played in Boston at 3:00 p.m.