Russell Named To Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team

University of Rhode Island Press Release

KINGSTON, R.I. – Rhode Island senior Fatts Russell was named to the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Third Team All-Conference squad, the league announced Wednesday afternoon.

Russell led the Rams in points per game (14.7), assists (103) and steals (44) while also finishing third in rebounds per game (4.5). During the season, Russell became URI’s all-time leader in steals, setting a new program record with 213.

This is the second straight season Russell has earned all-conference recognition. He was a first-team pick as a junior, as well as an all-defensive team selection.

Over the course of his four seasons, Russell established himself as one of the best players in Rhode Island history. He is 13th in scoring all time with 1,594 points. Russell is also top 10 in URI in all of the following categories:

  • Steals – 1st (213)
  • Assists – 6th (411)
  • 3-Point Baskets – 7th (163)
  • Free Throws Made – 7th (421)

Russell also holds program records for:

  • Most steals in a game – 8
  • Most steals in one game at the Ryan Center – 8
  • Most points in a road game – 41
  • Most free throws made in one game at the Ryan Center – 16
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