Dec. 26, 2005
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior guard Kevin Hamilton (Queens Village, N.Y.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from December 19-25. Hamilton led the Holy Cross men's basketball team to a fourth place finish at last week's San Juan Shootout in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, and was selected to the All-Tournament team.
Hamilton averaged 26.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in Holy Cross' three games in San Juan, while shooting 54.5 percent from the floor and 57.1 percent from three-point range. He began the tournament by scoring a career-high 38 points against Tennessee-Chattanooga, while making 13 of 20 shots from the floor and seven of 10 three-pointers. He then added 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals against Clemson, before totaling 27 points, six assists and three steals against Mississippi State.
On the year, Hamilton is averaging 17.6 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 steals per contest.
Holy Cross (5-6 overall) returns to action on Tuesday, Dec. 27, when it travels to George Mason for a 7:00 p.m. game.