Bearcat Standout Freshman Willie Rodriguez Named Fans’ Choice Player of the Year
Willie Rodriguez has been named Fans' Choice Player of the Year in America East. The selection was announced on March 1 following a week of online voting. Rodriquez garnered 750 votes out of 2,944 cast. Getting second place was UMBC forward Cody Joyce with 565 votes. Albany's Sam Rowley got 552 votes to finish in third place.
Rodriquez has had a standout freshman season for the Bearcats. He scored a game-high 21 points in BU's regular season finale Saturday as Binghamton defeated the UMBC Retrievers 76-69.
Rodriguez has averaged close to 12 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. He will lead Binghamton into the post-season on March 4 when the Bearcats travel to Stony Brook to meet the Seawolves in an America East quarter-final playoff game.