February 22, 2011
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.