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. Alabama State's Jamel Waters has been recognized as StatSheet SWAC Freshman of the Week. And finally, Southern University's Macolm Miller has received StatSheet's SWAC 6th Man of the Week.

Miller was tops in the SWAC in scoring (24.5 pts per game). He also tallied 60% shooting and 9 rebounds per game. The Southern University sophomore put these numbers up in wins versus Jackson State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Miller led the Jaguars in scoring and rebounding with 28 points and 9 rebounds in an 80-67 win against Jackson State. He then added 21 points and 9 rebounds in a huge 84-50 victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

This is a familiar honor for Macolm Miller, who has been named StatSheet SWAC Player of the Week three times. The runner-up this week is Texas Southern junior Aaron Clayborn. Honorable mention goes to Marquiz Baker, a senior from Alcorn State.

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

Jamel Waters averaged 20 minutes starting both games for Alabama State. He was number one among 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 registered 3 rebounds and 3 assists. In a 64-57 loss to Alabama A&M, he totaled 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. Honorable mention goes to Brauhnye` Turner from Grambling State.

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

Macolm Miller, a 6-6 Sophomore 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. Then in the win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff, he racked up 21 points and 9 rebounds.

Macolm Miller has won the StatSheet SWAC 6th Man of the Week a total of 4 times. Aaron Clayborn, a junior forward from Texas Southern, is the runner up. Denaell McDaniel, a junior guard from Alabama State, receives honorable mention. The highest ranking 6th man from Jackson State was Sydney Coleman who finished 4th. Jackson State players have not yet been named StatSheet SWAC Player of the Week this season.

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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