Errol Daniyan Named SUNYAC Player of the Week in Men's Basketball
FREDONIA, N.Y. (Nov. 22, 2010) -- SUNY Plattsburgh senior forward Errol Daniyan has started the 2010-11 season off on a good note by becoming the 13th Cardinal to score 1,000 career points over the weekend, and Monday he earned the first men's basketball player of the week award from the State University of New York Athletic Conference.
The Coram product (Longwood High School) averaged 19.3 points while shooting 59 percent (23 of 39) and grabbed 8.7 boards in three games during the week, as Plattsburgh finished 2-1. He scored 24 points in a 100-81 victory over Lyndon State (Nov. 15) and 18 points in a close 86-80 loss to Western Connecticut on Friday. Daniyan closed out his week with 16 points and nine boards against Wheelock, an 86-69 win on Saturday.
Currently, Daniyan stands 11th on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,018 career points and has his sights set on No. 10 Tom Chapin, who netted 1,040 in the 1960s.