January 26, 2009

Jesse Betar Named PSAC East Freshman of the Week


BLOOMSBURG-- Bloomsburg University men's basketball player Jesse Betar (Altoona/Altoona) has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Freshman of the Week for the period ending Jan. 24. It is the sixth time this season a member of the Huskies has won the award.

In two games last week Betar 16.5 points and four assists in two games last week, while shooting 77 percent from the floor. Against East Stroudsburg he scored a career-high 19 points, had one rebound and four assists. He followed that up with 14 points, five rebounds and four assists in a win over Millersville. For the week she shot 76.9 percent (10-13) from the floor and 91.7 percent (11-12) from the foul line.

On the year Betar is averaging 5.9 points and 2.8 rebounds a game. Bloomsburg will host Shippensburg on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.