Former ND Bulldog named Patriot League player of the week

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Notre Dame's Ryan Willen (Fred Lynch)

Former Notre Dame standout Ryan Willen was named the Patriot League's player of the week Monday after the sophomore scored 47 points in a pair of Lafayette College victories last week.

The 6-foot-8 Willen scored a career-high 27 points on 9-of-11 shooting against Columbia, then netted 20 points in an 84-74 victory against Holy Cross.

Willen is the Leopards' third-leading scorer with 10.8 points a game. He also is averaging 4.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. Lafayette is 10-6 overall and 1-0 in conference play.

Willen is a 2008 graduate of Notre Dame.

-- From staff reports

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