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Charles is AMCC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

11/24/2014 — PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Penn State Altoona sophomore guard Tay Charles (Chambersburg, PA/Chambersburg) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Player of the Week in men's basketball on Monday afternoon.

Charles posted a pair of solid performances for the Lions last week. In a 73-65 win over Goucher College on Wednesday, he scored 13 points while adding five assists and two rebounds. In his team's 81-68 loss to the College of Mount Saint Vincent on Saturday, Charles put up a career-high 19 points to go along with three rebounds, three steals, and two assists.

On the week, Charles shot 84.6% from the field, including a 6-for-6 performance from three-point range. He averaged 16.0 points per game, 3.5 assists per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, and 2.0 steals per game.

This marks the first time in Charles' collegiate basketball career that he has been named the conference's Player of the Week.

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