NEW ORLEANS – Southern University at New Orleans center Joe Brown has been selected Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Nov. 16-22.
Brown, a senior from Augusta, Ga., stuffed the stat sheet with 22 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and two steals in SUNO’s 90-77 win over Auburn-Montgomery (Ala.). The 22 points tied his season-high. In four games this season Brown is averaging a career-high 17.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks. The 12 rebounds gave the Knights’ big man 508 in his career. Brown ranks in the top ten nationally in both blocks and offensive rebounds (4.25).
This is his first player of the week award this season.
Dillard forward Ramon Johnson averaged 19.5 points for the Bleu Devils in two games…Charles-Eddie Smith scored a career-high 26 points for Edward Waters against Voorhees…Philander Smith’s Chris Ward posted his first double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds against Ozark Christian College…Courtney Mack scored 20 points for Talladega in a win over Selma…Tougaloo guard/forward Quintarius Porter had 24 points and 12 rebounds in the Bulldogs’ upset win over #14 LSU-Shreveport…Morris Wright had a season-high 25 points for Xavier against LeMoyne-Owen.
11/17 Morris Wright, Xavier
11/10 Quintarius Porter, Tougaloo
11/3 Jordan Washington, Talladega