FGCU Sweeps Through A-Sun Weekly Basketball Honors

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Led by two 20-point wins, FGCU swept the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Weekly Awards with Sherwood Brown and Eric McKnight claiming the accolades.

Brown became the first men's basketball student-athlete in FGCU history with 1,000 career points and 500 rebounds, while McKnight averaged solid numbers in limited minutes for the Eagles in two wins.

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

  • Fourth Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor; third this season
  • Averaged 19 PPG, 4.5 RPG and 2 SPG in two FGCU victories
  • Tallied 17 points, five rebounds, three steals and three blocks vs. ETSU
  • Added 21 points and four rebounds against USC Upstate
  • Became first player in FGCU history with 1,000 career point and 500 rebounds
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Adam Pegg (C, Stetson) - Extended double-digit scoring streak to 19 games with 19 and 10 point contests
  • Aaron Anderson (F, Kennesaw State) - Averaged a double-double with 10 PPG and 12.5 RPG in two games
  • Langston Hall (PG, Mercer) - Led Bears to two wins; added a season-high 23 points in win vs. Jacksonville
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Eric McKnight, FGCU
(F – So. – Raleigh, N.C. – Communications)
  • Third Career Newcomer of the Week honor
  • Averaged 10 PPG and six rebounds in two FGCU wins in only 21 minutes per game
  • Shot 80 percent from the field on the week (8-of-10)
  • Pulled down six rebounds in each of FGCU's wins vs. ETSU and USC Upstate
  • Helped FGCU stay in first place in the A-Sun
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Myles Hamilton (G, Kennesaw State) - Totaled nine points, five rebounds, three assists and two blocks vs. JU
  • Kordario Fleming (F, Jacksonville) - Tallied a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds vs. Mercer
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)
Dec. 18 Langston Hall (Mercer) Stephen Hurt (Lipscomb)
Dec. 26 Travis Wallace (North Florida) Stephen Hurt (Lipscomb)
Jan. 1 Travis Smith (Mercer) Beau Beech (North Florida)
Jan. 8 Chris Perez (Stetson) Stephen Hurt (Lipscomb)
Jan. 15 Markeith Cummings (Kennesaw State) Jarvis Haywood (Jacksonville) / Tyler White (Northern Kentucky)
Jan. 22 Sherwood Brown (FGCU) Javon Dawson (Jacksonville)
Jan. 29 Eshaunte Jones (Northern Kentucky) Eric McKnight (FGCU) / Javon Dawson (Jacksonville)
Feb. 5 Jarvis Jones (ETSU) Jarvis Haywood (Jacksonville)
Feb. 12 Sherwood Brown (FGCU) Eric McKnight (FGCU)

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