BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Harrison Deneka (Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association men's basketball athlete of the week for his performance January 16-22.
Deneka helped lead the Panthers into first place in the SAA averaging 18.5 points per game in two conference wins. The post player shot 78 percent from three-point range and grabbed 16 rebounds, 12 defensive. Deneka finished with a team-high 37 points in 56 minutes of work on the floor over the weekend.
The Panthers leading rebounder, he ranks nationally in the category and is second in the league.