StatSheet SWAC Players of the Week - January 14th, 2013

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StatSheet's SWAC Player of the Week for January 14th goes to Southern University's Macolm Miller. Jamel Waters from Alabama State has earned StatSheet's SWAC Freshman of the Week. And finally, Southern University's Macolm Miller has taken StatSheet's SWAC 6th Man of the Week.

Miller led the entire SWAC in scoring (24.5 pts per game). He also had respectable numbers with 60% shooting and 9 rebounds per game. The Southern University sophomore played well for the Jaguars in wins against Jackson State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Miller led scoring and rebounding for the Jaguars with 28 points and 9 rebounds in an 80-67 win against Jackson State. He followed that up with 21 points and 9 rebounds in a huge 84-50 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

This is one of three StatSheet SWAC Player of the Week honors for Macolm Miller. The runner-up this week is junior Aaron Clayborn from Texas Southern. Honorable mention goes to Alcorn State senior Marquiz Baker. Carl Blair Jr, who finished 10th, was the highest ranking player from Prairie View A&M.

StatSheet SWAC Freshman of the Week: Alabama State's Jamel Waters

Jamel Waters averaged 20 minutes of playing time starting both games for Alabama State. He bested all SWAC freshmen in both assists (3.5 per game) and free throws (3.5 per game). In a late 69-65 win over Mississippi Valley State, Waters chalked up 3 rebounds and 3 assists. Then in a 64-57 loss to Alabama A&M, he added 12 points and 4 assists.

This is a new honor for Jamel Waters, the first time he has won StatSheet SWAC Freshman of the Week. Matt Smith from Mississippi Valley State gets runner-up. Brauhnye` Turner from Grambling State takes honorable mention.

StatSheet SWAC 6th Man of the Week: Southern University's Macolm Miller

Sophomore Macolm Miller, a 6-6 guard, averaged 32 minutes over the two games for the Jaguars. In the win over Jackson State, Miller led the scoring for the Jaguars with 28 points and also led rebounding with 9. After that, in the win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, he racked up 21 points and 9 rebounds.

Macolm Miller has won the StatSheet SWAC 6th Man of the Week an amazing 4 times. Aaron Clayborn, a junior forward from Texas Southern, is runner up. Denaell McDaniel, a junior guard from Alabama State, earns honorable mention. Prairie View A&M has yet to win StatSheet SWAC Player of the Week.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Macolm Miller, Southern University: 24.5 PPG
  • Rebounding: Davon Usher, Mississippi Valley State: 10 RPG
  • Assists: Madarious Gibbs, Texas Southern: 8 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Brandon Moore, Southern University: 2.5 BPG
  • Free Throws: Carl Blair Jr, Prairie View A&M: 7 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Marquiz Baker, Alcorn State: 5 TPG
  • Steals: Ray Penn, Texas Southern: 3 SPG

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6 Alcorn State 12-19 9-9
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