January 24, 2008
Houston Named SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba College’s Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC/E. Mecklenburg HS) has been named the South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 20. A sophomore guard, Houston averaged 25.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, three steals and two assists in leading Catawba to a pair of victories last week.
Houston delivered his best performance of the week on Saturday as he scored a career-high 34 points in the team’s 82-77 victory over Mars Hill. He connected on 11-of-16 from the field, including 6-of-9 from three-point range. He started the week with 17 points in Catawba’s 81-71 win at home over Brevard on Wednesday.
Houston leads Catawba in scoring (19.0 ppg) this year. He is making 41% of his three-point attempts on the season and is averaging 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists.
The SAC Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week is voted on by the league’s sports information directors.
Baseball vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament) 2 p.m.
Softball vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (SAC Tournament - Championship) 2 p.m.
Baseball @ SAC Tournament
Baseball @ USC Aiken 4 p.m.
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