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Pereira Honored by College Sports Madness

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Release: January 21, 2013
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Men's College Basketball

Rider's Pereira Honored by College Sports Madness

Player of the Week from MAAC

CollegeSportsMadness.com has named Rider's Tommy Pereira as its MAAC Player of the Week for all games played January 13-20.

A 6'2" junior guard, Pereira (Nottingham, England/Canarias Basketball Academy) made his first two collegiate starts and was Rider's leading scorer in both games.

"Tommy's been stepping up," said Rider head coach Kevin Baggett. "If you give Tommy a look he's going to knock it down," Baggett said.  "He was able to get a couple looks at key times and he hit some big shots."

In two MAAC wins, one on the road and another against defending regular season champion, Pereira averaged 15.5 points per game. He shot .579 from the field and 60 percent from three-point range, making nine of 15 three-pointers.

On Thursday Pereira scored a career-high 17 points in his first-ever start, leading Rider to a win at St. Peter's

At St. Peter's Rider was trailing 39-37 before going on a 9-0 run, six points by Pereira, to take a 46-39 lead with 10:44 left to play. A three-pointer by Pereira gave Rider its first lead, 28-27 with 2:10 left in the half at Saint Peter's.

Against Iona on Sunday, Pereira scored a team-high 14 points and grabbed five rebounds. Rider used a 21-5 run over the final seven minutes of the first half, six points by Pereira, to take a 35-30 lead at the half.

Rider hosts Canisius Friday night.

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