Dec. 4, 2017
QUEENS, N.Y. - For the third time in as many weeks, Shamorie Ponds has been recognized by the conference for his efforts, finding a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
In the Red Storm's lone outing of the week against Sacred Heart, the sophomore guard paced the Johnnies with 22 points on 9-of-19 shooting to go along with seven assists, four steals and four rebounds in 32 minutes.
With his team leading by just two at the intermission, Ponds netted 16 points in the latter stanza to spark a run that saw the Johnnies outscore the Pioneers by 33 in the second half en route to a 90-55 victory.
On the season, Ponds ranks sixth in the BIG EAST in scoring (19.3 ppg), fourth in assists (5.0 apg) and steals (2.0 spg), and 10th in rebounding with 6.4 boards per outing.
Ponds and the Red Storm return to action tomorrow night, taking on Grand Canyon University inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. The game is set to tip at 11:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.