Brown, Wilson Claim Second Career A-Sun Honors

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Sherwood Brown earned the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors, while ETSU's Lester Wilson was tabbed the Newcomer of the Week.

The Eagles' Brown was named the Battle 4 Atlantis MVP at FGCU after guiding the Eagles to the team title, while Wilson led the Buccaneers to a road win at Charleston Southern on a career-high 26 points.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Sherwood Brown, FGCU
(G – Sr. – Orlando, Fla. – Legal Studies)

  • Second Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; first this season
  • Named MVP of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament hosted by FGCU
  • Scored 22 points with on 8-of-12 shooting in win vs. Toledo
  • Added 15 points on the road vs. St. John's with five rebounds and three steals
  • Averaged 14.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.7 steals on the week
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Torrey Craig (G, USC Upstate) - Averaged 16.7 points in CBE Classic with a double-double vs. Utah Valley
  • Parker Smith (G, North Florida) - Totaled 20 points on four three-pointers at Florida State; added five rebounds
  • Joel Naburgs (G, Stetson) - Hit four three-pointers vs. USF to set season-high for points at 18
  • Monty Brown (C, Mercer) - Tallied 14 points in only 10 minutes of action vs. Furman
  • Glenn Powell (F, Jacksonville) - Recorded a career-best 22 points vs. Rider with 12 rebounds
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Lester Wilson, ETSU
(F – Fr. – Knoxville, Tenn. – Engineering)
  • Second Career Newcomer of the Week honor
  • Set a career-high with 26 points in Bucs win at Charleston Southern
  • Followed with a team-high 12 points at Georgia
  • Shot 47 percent from the field and 44 percent from three-point range
  • Averaged 19 points and 5.5 rebounds
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Eric McKnight (F, FGCU) - Averaged 9.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and two blocks in three contests
  • Beau Beach (G, North Florida) - Posted 12 points and five rebounds at Florida State
  • Anthony Jr. White (G, Mercer) - Scored five points and grabbed two rebounds in Bears win vs. Furman
  • Jarvis Haywood (G, Jacksonville) - Tallied three double-digit point games in Hoops for Hope Classic
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 13 Aaron Anderson (Kennesaw State) Lester Wilson (ETSU)
Nov. 20 Bernard Thompson (FGCU) Eric McKnight (FGCU)
Nov. 27 Sherwood Brown (FGCU) Lester Wilson (ETSU)

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