SUWANEE, Ga.—Junior Zac Richards has been named SCAC Men's Basketball Player-of-the-Week for games played Monday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 27, the league office announced today.
Richards, a forward from Hoover, Ala., helped 22nd-ranked Birmingham-Southern win handedly against LaGrange on Tuesday night, recording 12 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. He shot 4-of-9 from the field and was 4-of-4 from the free throw line, and also posted two steals, an assist and a block.
For the season, Richards is averaging 8.5 points and 9.5 rebounds (3rd in SCAC) per game while shooting 48 percent (12 of 25) from the floor for the undefeated Panthers.
BSC is in action again at home this Wednesday, Nov. 30, facing in-state rival Huntingdon College at 7 p.m. in Bill Battle Coliseum.