Green Bay's Cohen III and Pipes honored by Horizon League
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Green Bay junior Sandy Cohen III and P.J. Pipes were named the Horizon League player and freshman of the week, respectively.
Cohen III averaged 20.5 points per game in two Horizon League games, leading Green Bay to back-to-back home victories over Detroit Mercy and Oakland for a 2-0 start in league. The redshirt-junior scored a career-high 24 in the team's win over the Titans, before netting 17 points and 12 rebounds for his first career double-double against league-favorite Oakland in the Phoenix's 80-79 victory.
Cohen III is third in the HL in scoring through the first weekend of league play and is fourth in rebounding (9.0 RPG), all while shooting 46.7 percent (14-for-30) from the field and converting on 9 of his 11 free throw attempts. The Seymour-native also notched 3 blocks and 3 steals in the win over Oakland, and leads the Phoenix in scoring now with 17.5 ppg. over the last four games he's been active.
Meanwhile, Pipes averaged 11.5 ppg, in two games. The freshman shot 7-for-11 (63.6 percent) from the field, inclduing 3-for-3 from the 3-point line. Pipes has now scored in double-figures in each of his last six games.