Price named SCAC Player of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Patrick Price has been named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

Price, a guard from Brentwood, Tenn., helped the Panthers to three wins this week, including a four-point victory against 23rd-ranked Centre on Sunday to win the SCAC regular season title. He scored a career-high 22 points against Atlanta Christian College on Valentine's Day, then 10 points against DePauw and 12 against Centre, averaging 14.7ppg. He also recorded 11 total rebounds, averaging 3.7 a game.

For the week, Price shot over 65 percent from the field (.654), going 9-of-11 against Atlanta Christian, 4-of-7 against DePauw, and 4-of-8 against Centre. He was also over 55 percent from three-point range (.556) and 5-of-5 at the free throw line this week.

The Panthers still have a handful of games on their schedule this year; they travel to face New Orleans this Thursday at 7 p.m., and then play in the NCAA Provisional Tournament, hosted by Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, March 3-5.