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Anthony Anderson Named PBL Player of the Week

February 10, 2011 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) - Saint John Riptide News Release

The Premier Basketball League is pleased to announce that Anthony Anderson of the Saint John Mill Rats has been named Player of the Week for the week ending February 6, 2011. This is the second time Anderson, a 5'11" guard from the University of Massachusetts, has earned this award; he won it last year as a member of the Manchester (N.H.) Millrats, the team that relocated to Saint John, N.B. this season. The Player of the Week award is voted on by a select PBL committee of owners, general managers and coaches.

In Thursday night's 108-92 victory over the Quebec Kebs, Anderson scored 24 points on 9-for-10 shooting from the floor, as well as a pair of 3-pointers. He also dished out nine team-high assists in the victory.

Other players receiving consideration for Player of the Week honors were Josh Dollard of the Halifax Rainmen, Kenny Jones of the Kentucky Bluegrass Stallions, DeAndre Thomas of the Lawton-Fort Sill Cavalry, Carl Mitchell of the Quebec Kebs, and Eric Walton of the Rochester Razorsharks.

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