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Alex Avery named SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Alex Avery (photo by Tim Sofranko)
Alex Avery (photo by Tim Sofranko)

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.