Ivy award goes to Washington

Freshman Bryce Washington has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week.

Freshman guard Bryce Washington dribbles up the court against Rice at the Palestra.

The 10-5 men’s basketball team has suffered some tough losses lately, but a bright spot has been the play of freshman guard Bryce Washington, the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.

In Penn’s 76-74 overtime loss to Monmouth on Dec. 31, Washington played 39 minutes and had 17 points, five rebounds, three steals, and one assist. He shot 5-12 from the field, 5-10 from behind the arc, and 2-2 from the foul line.

Battling archrival Princeton on Jan. 5, Washington played 26 minutes and chipped in 11 points, two rebounds, one assist, and one block. He was 3-6 from the field, 2-4 from three-point range, and 3-3 on free throws. The Quakers fell to the Tigers 68-65 in overtime.  

Penn and Princeton play again on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Palestra.