Player of the Week
William Byrd, F/G, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
(6-7, 180, Sr., Webb, Miss.)
â€¢ Averaged 13.3 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 1.0 apg, 0.5 spg, and 1.5 bpg over four games
â€¢ Finished with 19 points (3-3 3-ptrs), six rebounds, an assist and a block against Philander Smith
â€¢ Tallied 17 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and three assists agaisnt Louisiana Tech
Newcomer of the Week
Brandon Brooks, G, Alabama State
(6-2, 190, Jr., Dallas, Texas)
â€¢ Tallie 22 points, eight rebounds, two assists and one block in the team’s contest at Miami (FL).
â€¢ Connected on 4-of-6 three-point attempts in the game.
SWAC Notable Performances
Sollie Norwood, Texas Southern
â€¢ In three games, Norwood averaged 13 points, 5.7 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.3 steals
Alex Owumi, Alcorn State
â€¢ In three games, Owumi averaged 16.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.0 steal and 0.3 blocks
Andrew Hayles, Alabama State
â€¢ In one game, he totaled 26 points, six rebounds, one assist and two steals
Grant Maxey, Jackson State
â€¢ In four games, he tallied 17.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 1.8 steals
Evan Hilton, Alabama A&M
â€¢ In two games, Hilton tallied 16.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg, and 1.0 spg.
Brian Ezeh, Prairie View A&M
â€¢ In two games, Ezeh averaged 16.0 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 blocks