Freshman guard Jordan Dingle helped the 10-7 men’s basketball team secure their first two conference wins of the season over the weekend and has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for his efforts.
Versus Harvard on Friday at the Palestra, Dingle had 15 points, three rebounds, one assist, and one steal in Penn’s 75-72 overtime win. In 37 minutes, he shot 6-14 on field goals, 1-5 from three-point range, and 2-2 from the charity stripe.
A day later at home against Dartmouth, Dingle put up 13 points, four rebounds, one assist, and one steal in the Red & Blue’s 54-46 triumph. He was 3-10 from the field, 2-7 from behind the arc, and 5-7 from the foul line.
After the Big Green trimmed the Quakers’ lead to 44-37 with 4:35 remaining in the game, Dingle sank three free throws to extend Penn’s lead to double digits and help them hold on for the win.
From Valley Stream, New York, Dingle’s 14.6 points per game rank second on the team and seventh in the conference. His .418 field goal percentage is eighth in the conference and he is fifth in three-point field goals per game (2.1).
Dingle has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week two times in a row and five times overall.