March 12, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. -- The Patriot League honored Boston University sophomore Maurice Watson Jr. with the Rockin' Refuel® Performance of the Week award after he helped the Terriers win a pair of games in the Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament last week.
Watson scored 21 points and dished out eight assists in a 91-54 win over Lafayette in the quarterfinals, followed by 10 points and a single-game school and Patriot League Tournament record 17 assists in a 91-70 win over Army in the semifinals. The 17 assists also marked the high for an NCAA Division I player this season. Watson has set a Patriot League single-season record with 231 assists, placing fourth in the nation with seven per game.
Watson joined Patriot League Network correspondent Melanie Pellowski via Skype to talk about his assist record and the upcoming Patriot League Championship game in this Rockin' Refuel interview.
The Patriot League announced in April a corporate partnership with Rockin' Refuel®, a complete line of protein milk beverages made by Shamrock Farms. Rockin' Refuel is designated as "The Official Recovery Beverage of The Patriot League Championships" and was the presenting sponsor of the 2013 Patriot League Men and Women's Lacrosse Championships before adding the Performance of the Week award to its list of Patriot League accolades.
Shamrock Farms, one of the largest family-owned dairies in the country, manufactures the brands Rockin' Refuel, protein-fortified flavored milk and Shamrock Farms Mmmmilk, which can be found in all 22,000 SUBWAY® Restaurants nationwide. Headquartered in Phoenix, Shamrock Farms has its own farm hosting a herd of more than 10,000 cows, and was founded in 1922 in Tucson, Arizona. For more information, visit www.rockinrefuel.com or go to Facebook/Rockin Refuel or @RockinRefuel.