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Deneka named SAA Player of the Week

Harrison Deneka (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
Harrison Deneka (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Sophomore Harrison Deneka has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

Deneka, a forward from Memphis, Tenn., helped BSC go 3-1 over the past two weeks, including three straight wins at home. He scored 80 points, averaging 20 a game and leading the team in scoring three times, including a career-high 29 points against Covenant on Dec. 12. Deneka and also pulled down 27 rebounds for an average of 6.8 a game, and shot 53.7 percent from the field and 72.2 percent at the free throw line. He also had five steals, four blocks, and four assists.