Philadelphia Freshman basketball player David Whitehurst was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for his performances in Penn’s two wins last week.
Whitehurst, a native of Tinton Falls, N.J., scored a career-high 16 points on 4-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc and grabbed a career-best seven rebounds in Penn’s 85-68 win over Harvard on March 5. He also had three assists in his 26 minutes of action. Against Dartmouth the night before, he managed five points and two rebounds in his third-consecutive start.
Penn (19-8, 12-1Ivy) takes on Princeton (15-12, 6-7 Ivy) in its Ivy League finale on March 8 in Princeton, N.J. Tip-off is 7:30 p.m. in Jadwin Gymnasium and will air live on CSTV.