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Kendrick Perry named Horizon League men's basketball Player of the Week

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- For the fourth time in his career, Youngstown State senior guard Kendrick Perry has been tabbed the Horizon League Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday (Nov. 11).

Youngstown State (3-0) won three games Kennesaw State Tournament, becoming the lone team in college basketball to record three wins over the weekend. The Penguins rolled past the host Owls, 73-57, before knocking off Florida International, 74-72, in overtime, before holding off
Eastern Kentucky, 75-67, on Sunday.

He averaged 22 points, six rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 2.3 steals per game while shooting 51.1 percent from the field over the weekend.

Perry opened the KSU tournament with a 20-point output against Kennesaw State, leading all scorers and adding seven rebounds and five assists.

Despite struggling with foul trouble versus Florida International, Perry posted 15 points and five assists in the overtime win.

Playing his third game in less than 72 hours, Perry went 11-for-19 from the floor, finishing with 31 points in addition to nine rebounds and seven assists as the Penguins moved to 3-0 for the third straight year.

With 66 points in the three games, Perry moved into 15th on the YSU career scoring ledger with 1,375 career points, good for 70th in Horizon League history. He needs just 26 more to move into 14th place and become the 15th player in school history to score 1,400 points in a career.

The Penguins host Warren Wilson College as part of the Kennesaw State tournament in the 2013-14 home opener, Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7:05 p.m.

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