Vestal, N.Y. - Binghamton Men's basketball guard Sam Sessoms has been named America East Rookie of the Week for the third time this season, the conference announced on Monday. Sessoms also was selected as the University's Athlete of the Week.
The freshman guard averaged 21.0 points on 50 percent shooting in two games for the Bearcats. He has scored in double figures all 10 games to start his collegiate career and ranks fourth in the conference in scoring (18.3 ppg.).
Sessoms also ranks ninth in the entire country in freshman scoring.
No Binghamton freshman has ever captured three weekly rookie honors in his first five weeks.