Fair and Lamb earn weekly conference honors

Dyaisha Fair averaged 24.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals in a pair of games last week. (Photo: Paul Hokanson/UBBulls.com)

By PAUL GOTHAM

Edison Tech’s Dyaisha Fair earned her first collegiate accolade. Greece Athena’s Anthony Lamb added to his list.

Fair averaged 24.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals in a pair of games to earn Mid American Conference (MAC) East Division Player of the Week. Lamb scored 19 points and corralled 14.5 rebounds in two games to grab America East Player of the Week.

Fair scored 24 points to lead the University at Buffalo Bulls to a 71-55 victory over Big 4 rival Canisius to open the week. She grabbed four rebounds and handed out three assists in the win. The 5-foot-5 guard added 25 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals in a win over Columbia.

Fair averaged 33.5 points during her senior season with the Inventors. She grabbed 10.0 rebounds and dished eight dimes per game.

Lamb helped UVM to wins over Boston University and St. John’s. The senior forward scored 15 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in the Catamounts 62-47 victory over BU. He followed that with 23 points including the game winner, 13 caroms and five assists in Vermont’s 70-68 road triumph.

Anthony Lamb drives to the basket against Virginia on Nov. 19, 2019. (Geoff Burke | USA Today Sports)

Lamb, who is on Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award Watch List and Lou Henson Mid-Major Player of the Year Award Watch List has earned 15 weekly conference honors in his career.

A two-time Section Five Class A1 Tournament MVP and four-time All Tournament member, Lamb led Greece Athena, under then head coach Jim Johnson, to three straight sectional titles. The Trojans advanced to the 2015 NYSPHSAA Class A title game where they fell to Scotia-Glenville (II), 54-49.

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