StatSheet's Atlantic Sun Player of the Week for February 11th goes to Florida Gulf Coast's Sherwood Brown. StatSheet's Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Week goes to Kordario Fleming. Finally, Florida Gulf Coast's Eddie Murray has received StatSheet's Atlantic Sun 6th Man of the Week. Brown put up a strong showing in rebounding (4.5 per game), shooting (50%), and scoring (19 pts per game). The Florida Gulf Coast senior put these numbers up in wins versus East Tennessee State and USC Upstate.
Brown led scoring for the Eagles with 17 points while adding 3 blocked shots in a big 67-43 win over East Tennessee State. In the next game he led all scoring with 21 points and added 4 rebounds in a huge 74-49 victory over USC Upstate.
This is one of three StatSheet Atlantic Sun Player of the Week awards for Sherwood Brown. He has also received an honorable mention. The runner-up this week is Lipscomb senior Deonte Alexander. Honorable mention goes to USC Upstate junior Ricardo Glenn.
StatSheet Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Week: Jacksonville's Kordario Fleming
Kordario Fleming averaged 36 minutes starting both games for Jacksonville. He led all Atlantic Sun freshmen in blocked shots (2.0 per game). In a 67-64 loss to Mercer, Fleming chalked up 10 points and 11 rebounds. Then in a 75-68 loss to Kennesaw State, he added 9 points and 2 assists.
This is a repeat honor for Kordario Fleming, making it the second time he has won StatSheet Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Week. The runner-up is Stephen Hurt from Lipscomb. Our own Jarvis Haywood takes honorable mention.
StatSheet Atlantic Sun 6th Man of the Week: Florida Gulf Coast's Eddie Murray
Senior Eddie Murray, a 6-8 reserve forward, played an average of 18 minutes over the two games for the Eagles. In the win over East Tennessee State, Murray put up 4 points and 2 blocked shots. During the win against USC Upstate, he racked up 10 points and 7 rebounds.
This is Eddie Murray's second StatSheet Atlantic Sun 6th Man of the Week award this season. Monty Brown, a junior center from Mercer, is the runner up. Carter Sanderson, a sophomore guard from Lipscomb, receives honorable mention. Javon Dawson finished 6th and was the highest ranking 6th man from Jacksonville. Jacksonville has yet to win StatSheet Atlantic Sun Player of the Week.
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- Scoring: Deonte Alexander, Lipscomb: 22 PPG
- Rebounding: Aaron Anderson, Kennesaw State: 12.5 RPG
- Assists: Brett Comer, Florida Gulf Coast: 10.5 APG
- Blocked Shots: Monty Brown, Mercer: 2.5 BPG
- Free Throws: Malcolm Smith, Lipscomb: 7 PPG
- Three Pointers: Deonte Alexander, Lipscomb: 6 TPG
- Steals: Bernard Thompson, Florida Gulf Coast: 4.5 SPG
, Kordario Fleming
, Jarvis Haywood
, Javon Dawson