Men’s Basketball stars TJ Tibbs and Javon Cox have been honored with CUNY Athletic Conference Weekly Awards. Helping the Dolphins to two conference wins this week, senior Tibbs was awarded Player of the Week while Cox was awarded his second straight Rookie of the Week honor.
On Wednesday, the Dolphins captured a 93-66 win over last season’s CUNYAC Champions Medgar Evers. In Saturday’s game, CSI continued to stay undefeated in the conference with a 72-58 victory over Brooklyn College.
In Wednesday’s win over Medgar Evers, Tibbs totaled 19 points shooting 7-for-10 from the field including 3-of-4 from three point range. Along with his three rebounds, he also added an impressive 9 assists. The 5-10 guard notched in 10 points to go with four assists in Saturday’s win.
Cox got the opportunity to start in both games this past week. He totaled 15 points against Medgar Evers while adding a team-high 10 rebounds and three blocks. Cox tallied a double-double against Brooklyn with 12 points and 10 rebounds. He shot 5-for-9 while also adding two blocks.
The Dolphins are back in action tonight, Monday, January 9, against FDU-Florham at 8:00 pm. They will resume conference play on Saturday, January 14 at 3:00 pm vs. Baruch College.