Edosomwan Named Ivy League Player of the Week

Edosomwan Named Ivy League Player of the Week

Edosomwan earned his first career Player of the Week honor from the Ivy League (Jay Metzger).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Zena Edosomwan has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.

Edosomwan was dominant in helping Harvard finish as the runner-up at the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic. The junior averaged 20.3 points per game and 13.0 rebounds per game through the three contests, and set a pair of tournament records with 39 total rebounds and 17 boards versus BYU. His 17 rebounds against the Cougars also matched the program record for most rebounds in a single game under Tommy Amaker, The Thomas G. Stemberg '71 Family Endowed Coach for Harvard Men's Basketball.

A native of Los Angeles, California, Edosomwan leads Harvard in both scoring (14.6 ppg) and rebounding (10.8 rpg), and is one of just 25 student-athletes in the country averaging a double-double for the year. He has scored 20-plus points three times already this season, and boasts four games with at least 15 rebounds.

This award is the first from the conference office of Edosomwan's career. In addition, he was also named to the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament team, and was tabbed as the College Sports Madness Mid-Major Player of the Week.

Harvard will return to Lavietes Pavilion for the first time in over a month when it hosts Wofford on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 2:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on NESN and simulcast on the Ivy League Digital Network.