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Alfred University’s Patt earns weekly honors from Empire 8

ALFRED, NY — Jared Patt (Nelson, PA/Elkland), a junior forward on the Alfred University men’s basketball team, has been named Empire 8 Conference Co-Player of the Week.

Patt was honored for his play in three games last week, when he averaged 20.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.6 steals per contest. He netted a career-high 34 points on 11 of 18 shooting (eight of 12 from three-point range) to go with six rebounds and two steals in a loss to 20th-ranked St. Mary's College of Maryland. For the week, he shot 51 percent (22 of 43) from the floor, including 48 percent (10 of 21) from three-point range. He shares the weekly honor with Hartwick’s Jan Cocozziello.

Patt is Alfred’s leading scorer, averaging 14.6 points per game, and is third in rebounding with 5.3 per contest. He is shooting 43.2 percent from the floor (including a team-best 43.4 from three-point range.)

The Saxons (4-6, 0-2 Empire 8) play next at 8 p.m. this evening (Jan. 6) at home against conference foe Elmira College.