Naburgs, Beech Capture #ASunMBB Weekly Honors

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Stetson took home the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor for the second-straight week as Joel Naburgs received the accolade for the first time in his career, while North Florida's Beau Beech was tabbed the Newcomer of the Week.

Naburgs posted a career-high 27 points on six three pointers, while adding seven rebounds and six assists in a win vs. FGCU. UNF's Beech guided the Ospreys to two home victories vs. ETSU and USC Upstate to clinch a spot for UNF in the 2013 General Shale Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Championship.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Joel Naburgs, Stetson
(G – Sr. – Ringwood, Australia – General Studies)

  • First Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor
  • Posted a career-high 27 points vs. FGCU in CSS Friday Night Contest
  • Hit six of nine attempts from three-point range
  • Added a perfect effort from the charity stripe; 5-for-5
  • Pulled down seven rebounds with six assists and two steals
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Keith McDougald (G, Jacksonville) - Totaled 21 points - 15 in the second half - in 68-64 win vs. USC Upstate
  • Charles McRoy (F, North Florida) - Posted first career double-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds vs. ETSU
  • Travis Smith (G, Mercer) - Led Bears to 2-0 week and share of A-Sun Regular Season title
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Beau Beech, North Florida
(G – Fr. – Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. – Business Management)
  • Second Career Newcomer of the Week honor
  • Guided Ospreys to two key wins vs. ETSU and USC Upstate
  • Averaged 15.5 PPG and 7.0 RPG on 11-of-17 shooting
  • Hit eight three pointers out of 12 attempts in the two home wins
  • North Florida clinched a spot in the 2013 General Shale Basketball Championship
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Kordario Fleming (F, Jacksonville) - Poured in a career-high 18 points with six rebounds vs. ETSU on Saturday
  • Hunter Harris (F, ETSU) - Led ETSU to victory at JU with 22 points, six rebounds and three steals
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)
Feb. 19 Adam Pegg (Stetson) Stephen Hurt (Lipscomb)
Feb. 26 Joel Naburgs (Stetson) Beau Beech (North Florida)

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