Senior guard Ross Danzig (Clarks Green, Pa./Abington Heights/Blair Academy, N.J.) of The University of Scranton men's basketball team has been named the National Jesuit Player of the Week by the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight.
Danzig averaged 18.0 points, 7.0 assists and 6.5 assists while leading the Royals to a pair of victories last week. He was 15-for-18 (83.8 percent) from the field, including 5-for-5 from beyond the 3-point arc, in the two wins.
In a 96-64 win at Moravian on Wednesday, Feb. 4, Danzig scored a team-high 21 points while going 9-for-11 from the field, including 3-for-3 from 3-point range. He added eight assists, seven rebounds and a block in 31 minutes.
Three days later, Danzig had 15 points, six rebounds, six assists, two steals and a block in a 69-52 victory at Juniata.
For the season, Danzig is averaging 13.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.1 steals while helping the Royals go 17-5 overall and 11-2 in Landmark Conference play.
Danzig joins a group that includes Georgetown's D'Vautnes Smith-Rivera, Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski and teammate Brendan Boken (South Pasadena, Calif./Loyola) as players to be named National Jesuit Player of the Week this season. For more information on the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight, visit http://www.jesuitbasketball.com/.
The Royals return to action on Saturday when they take on Goucher at 7 p.m. in Towson, Md.