KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Redshirt-junior Anthony Lee had a memorable week on the court for the Kutztown University men’s basketball team. He led KU in scoring during the three games it won last week, and also scored his 1,000th career point on Sunday, Dec. 3. To cap it off, Lee was voted the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Athlete of the Week.
It is the second league honor for Lee, as he was named the athlete of the week back on Jan. 23.
Lee combined to score 60 points (20 ppg) in the three wins last week.
In KU’s win over Gannon Sunday, Dec. 3, Lee played 39 minutes and scored 18 points, including the 1,000th of his career, becoming just the 26th player in program history to reach the milestone. He shot 6-for-6 from the free throw line with four assists.
He shot 90.9 percent from the field, including making 10-of-11 shots against Mercyhurst Saturday, Dec 2, and made 5-of-5 3-pointers in recording a game-high 26 points. He also averaged 5.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game,
At Jefferson Wednesday Nov. 28, Lee posted a double-double with 16 points and a season-high 12 rebounds in 40 minutes of action in KU’s one-point win (67-66). He shot 5-for-5 from 3-point range.
Lee has scored in double-figures all seven games, and ranks first on the team in scoring (20.9 ppg) and steals (21). His 54.1% from 3-point distance is first in the PSAC.
The Willow Grove, Pa. native entered the season first in the KU record book in career 3-point % (47.8) and is currently shooting 54.1% from long range. He also began the year 11th at KU in career field goal % (55.7) and is scoring at a 58.7% clip. He is also 18-of-19 (94.7%) from the free-throw line on the season.
Lee is the second KU player to be named PSAC East Athlete of the Week, joining senior Ethan Ridgeway, who received the recognition on Nov. 20.