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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.


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