BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Alex Avery has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced today.
Avery, a senior from Morganton, N.C., helped BSC go 2-0 this past weekend to move to 3-0 in the SAA with an exciting overtime win against Berry on Friday and a victory over Oglethorpe on Sunday.
He led the team in rebounding in both games, and had a double-double against Berry with 23 points and 13 boards. For the week, Avery averaged 15.5 points while shooting 54.4 percent from the field, as well as 14.5 rebounds a game. He also led the Panthers in assists in both games with six on Friday and five on Sunday, and added four steals and a block to his impressive week.