January 2, 2012

Mangano Named Ivy League Player Of Week

Set Career Blocks Record; Averaged 23 Points, 13.5 Rebounds Against Wake And Florida

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - It was a big week for Yale's Greg Mangano. He broke a long-standing school record and averaged 23 points and 13.5 rebounds in games against Wake Forest and Florida. On Monday he was rewarded by being named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Against Wake Forest, Mangano poured in 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. In addition, he recorded the 173rd block of his career, breaking the Yale record established by Chris Dudley '87.

Mangano's statistics were even more impressive against No. 10 Florida. He scored 26 points and had 15 rebounds as the Bulldogs stayed with the Gators for much of the game. He was 11-of-18 from the field, including 4-of-6 from three-point range. Fifteen of his points came in the second half.

Mangano leads the Ivy League in rebounding (9.6 rpg.) and is third in scoring (18.0 ppg.).

Mangano and his teammates return to action on Tuesday, hosting Holy Cross at 7 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity