Tamara James Earns BIG EAST Honors

Tamara James Earns BIG EAST Honors

Dec. 2, 2002

CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Freshman Tamara James (Dania, Fla.) is named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the second week in a row after leading the Hurricanes to a 2-1 week.

James averaged 27.7 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists last week.

In a 111-44 victory over Morris Brown she had 25 points, nine rebounds and five steals.

James earned all-tournament honors at the Wisconsin-Green Bay Tournament. She scored a career-high 36 points and had 10 rebounds in an 87-56 win over Quinnipiac.

In an 83-72 loss to UWGB in the title game, James contributed 22 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. In the three games, she shot 74.5 (35-47) from the field and had just four turnovers.