PHILADELPHIA – Temple University redshirt freshman forward Anthony Lee was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 11. Lee becomes the first Temple rookie to be honored by the Conference since Mark Tyndale earned the honor three times during the 2004-05 season, the last on February 5, 2005.
The 6-9 Columbia, Md. native (West Oak Academy (Fla.)) averaged 7.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in 2-0 week for the Owls. He scored nine points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots in a win over Toledo on Dec, 7. He followed that up with six points, nine rebounds and two blocks in a victory over city-rival Villanova. He shot seven of 12 from the field on the week.
Lee tops Temple in blocks for the season with 11 and has grabbed nine rebounds in each of his four starts since replacing injured Micheal Eric in the lineup.