Fordham's Chris Gaston Ranked 13th in Latest Rivals.com Freshmen Power Rankings
Feb. 17, 2010
Bronx, N.Y. - Fordham University freshman forward Chris Gaston is currently ranked 13th among all freshmen in the country according to the latest Rivals.com Basketball Power Rankings. He is the top-rated freshman from the Atlantic 10, joined only by Charlotte's Chris Braswell, who is 25th, on the list.
A pair of Kentucky freshmen tops the list with John Wall at the top and DeMarcus Cousins at number two. Brooklyn's Lance Stephenson (Cincinnati) also makes the list, one spot ahead of Gaston.
On the year, Gaston, who has scored at least 20 points ten times this season, is fourth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring, averaging 17.6 ppg, and is ranked second in rebounding, averaging 10.9 rpg. He leads all NCAA Division I freshmen in rebounding (Cousins is second at 10.2 rpg).
Gaston has 14 doubles-doubles this year is the second most for any Atlantic 10 player and tied for 12th in the NCAA. Gaston also leads the team and is ranked eighth in the conference in blocks with 41 (1.7 blocks/game) and is ninth in the league in field goal percentage, converting 148 of his 332 shoots (44.6%).
For a complete look at the list, click here.
The Rams will next be in action tonight as the take on University of Richmond Spiders in an Atlantic 10 contest in Richmond at 7:00 PM. The game can be heard live on WFUV (90.7 FM) and www.wfuv.org .