Basketball (M)

Hamilton named SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week

ROCK HILL, S.C. -— Catawba’s Jamel Hamilton was named South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week, league officials announced Monday. Hamilton, a freshman guard from Virginia Beach, Va., averaged 18.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and two assists last week in leading the Indians to three victories in three games. Hamilton scored 15 and 19 points in victories over North Greenville (Monday) and Mars Hill (Wednesday), respectively, before coming off the bench to put up a career-high 21 points in Catawba’s 67-63 win at Carson-Newman Saturday in a battle for first place in the South Atlantic Conference. Hamilton’s jump shot with 10 minutes left against the Eagles gave the Indians the lead for good and the Maury High School graduate connected on a key three-pointer with four minutes left as well. Hamilton, the teams’ top scorer this year (13.4 ppg), has helped Catawba (14-4, 4-1) move into sole possession of first place in league play. The SAC Player of the Week is determined by a vote of the eight sports information directors of the league. #####

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«December 2016»
December 1

Swimming @ SCAD Invite M-5th;W-6th

Basketball (M) @ North Greenville 98-84

December 2

Swimming @ SCAD Invite M-5th;W-6th

December 3

Swimming @ SCAD Invite M-5th;W-6th

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 60-55

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 89-86

December 10

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 77-55

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 90-70

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. JC SMITH 11 a.m.

December 14

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 8 p.m.

December 17

Swimming @ Queens

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 4 p.m.

December 19

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 7 p.m.

December 31

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.

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