Craig, Sankey Corrall A-Sun Basketball Weekly Awards

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Torrey Craig and Lipscomb's Khion Sankey corralled the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Weekly Honors, announced Tuesday by the league office.

Craig set a new career-high for points with a 31-point outing against Texas-San Antonio in a 11-point win for the Spartans - their 10th-straight at the Hodge Center. Sankey guided the Bisons to a 86-62 win at UT-Martin with an all-around effort of seven points, seven rebounds and four assists.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Torrey Craig, USC Upstate
(F – Jr. – Great Falls, S.C. – Communications)

  • Fourth Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; first this season
  • Set a career-high with 31 points in a 11-point win vs. UTSA
  • Shot 9-of-15 from the floor including two three-pointers
  • Added an 11-of-14 effort from the charity stripe
  • Currently leads A-Sun in scoring at 19.2 PPG
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Adam Pegg (C, Stetson) - Poured in a season-best 22 points vs. FAU; added double-double vs. FIU
  • Rashawn Rembert (G, ETSU) - Led the Bucs in scoring at North Carolina with 18
  • Martin Smith (F, Lipscomb) - Posted a career-high 22 points in road win vs. UT-Martin
  • Daniel Coursey (C, Mercer) - Led Mercer in scoring in both contests; averaged 12.5 PPG
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Khion Sankey, Lipscomb
(G – Jr. – Stockton, Calif.)
  • First Career Newcomer of the Week honor
  • Averaged 11 points, six rebounds and 2.5 assists on the week
  • Posted a season-best 15 points against Belmont
  • Produced all-around game at UT-Martin with seven points, seven rebounds and four assists
  • Shot 56.2 percent from the field (9-of-165)
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Marcellous Bell (G, Jacksonville) - Led Dolphins in scoring with 17 at South Carolina off the bench
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)
Dec. 4 Parker Smith (North Florida) BaeBae Daniels (North Florida)
Dec. 11 Torrey Craig (USC Upstate) Khion Sankey (Lipscomb)

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