Brandyn Curry Selected as COOP Athlete of the Week

Brandyn Curry (front) is the COOP Athlete of the Week for March 7, 2011 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a weekend in which he recorded back-to-back double-doubles in two wins that helped Harvard secure a share of its first ever Ivy League title in men’s basketball, Brandyn Curry has been selected as COOP Athlete of the Week for March 7, 2011.

During the Crimson’s 79-64 victory over Penn Friday, Curry contributed 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from the field, while going a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line. But it was the 14 assists, a new career-high for Curry that stole the show.

Curry followed Friday’s effort with another double-double Saturday in Harvard’s 79-67 win over Princeton to ensure a share of the program’s first Ancient Eight title. Curry dished out 10 more assists, while adding 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting. Curry finished the weekend with a 4-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio.