VANN NAMED ATLANTIC 10 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

RICHMOND, Va. – VCU redshirt junior Issac Vann (Bridgeport, Conn./Maine) has been named Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

A 6-foot-6 guard/forward, Vann averaged 19.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.7 steals, while shooting .514 (19-of-37) from the field in three games for the Rams. VCU finished the week 2-1 after it earned victories over Temple and Hofstra.

Vann scored 11 points in a hard-fought win over Temple on Nov. 19 in the semifinal round of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The following night, he erupted for a career-high 30 points, 11 rebounds and five assists in an overtime loss to St. John's in the Legends Classic Championship. On Nov. 24, Vann produced 16 points, four rebounds, three assists and four steals to lead VCU past Hofstra in overtime.

Through six games, Vann is averaging a team-best 14.8 points per game, as well as 5.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.2 steals.

Vann and VCU return to the court on Wednesday, Nov. 28 when they travel to face rival Old Dominion at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Va. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. on MASN.