Glenn, Hampton & Smith Land #ASunMBB Weekly Honors

Monday, February 03, 2014

MACON, Ga. - USC Upstate's Ricardo Glenn, Lipscomb's J.C. Hampton and Stetson's Kentwan Smith shared the spotlight for this week's Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball weekly awards, announced Monday by the league office.

Glenn led the Spartans to two home victories as the senior forward produced two double-doubles against Kennesaw State and Mercer. The Augusta, Ga. native led the Spartans past league-leading Mercer with 17 points and 14 rebounds after posting 19 points and 12 rebounds against the Owls.

Lipscomb's Hampton shared the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week honors with Stetson's Kentwan Smith. Hampton led the Bisons to its first road sweep of Jacksonville and North Florida since the 2005-06 season by registering two 15-point games, while Smith's all-around effort against FGCU with 22 points, 10 rebounds and five steals garnered him the accolade.

Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Player of the Week - Feb. 3rd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
 Ricardo Glenn
 USC Upstate

• Sr.; Forward
• Augusta, Ga.
• Third Career A-Sun Player of the Week; first this season
• Had two double-doubles in wins vs. Mercer and Kennesaw State
• Recorded 19 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and two blocks vs. KSU
• Shot 6-of-10 from the field; 7-of-9 at the charity stripe against the Owls
• Produced 17 points, 14 rebounds, two assists in a 80-61 win vs. Mercer
• Spartans snapped Mercer's eight-game winning streak
• Has recorded four straight double-doubles; first Spartan since 2009 to accomplish the feat
• Spartans sit in third place in the A-Sun at 6-4 with a 13-10 on the year

Stats for the Week: 18 PPG, 13 RPG, 64.3 FG%
Next Upstate Contest: at Lipscomb; February 6th          
Other Nominees: Keith McDougald, Jacksonville; Josh Williams, Lipscomb; Chase Fieler, FGCU

Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Co-Newcomer of the Week - Feb. 3rd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
 J.C. Hampton

• Fr.; Guard
• Gainesville, Ga.

• Second Career A-Sun Newcomer of the Week award
• Tallied two 15-point games in road wins against UNF and Jacksonville
• Helped Bisons to first road River City sweep since the 2005-06 season
• Registered 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. JU
• Guided Lipscomb to a 88-76 victory against the Dolphins with four three's
• Hit game-winning shot vs. UNF to finish with 15 points and three steals
• Added four rebounds and three steals in the 60-58 win vs. the Ospreys
• Lipscomb sits tied for sixth in the A-Sun at 5-6 and 10-12 overall

Stats for the Week: 15 PPG, 4 RPG, 3.5 APG
Next Lipscomb Contest: hosts USC Upstate; Thursday, February 6th           
Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Co-Newcomer of the Week - Feb. 3rd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
 Smith, Stetson

• Jr.; Forward
• Freeport, Bahamas

• First Career A-Sun Newcomer of the Week award
• Posted a double-double in a narrow loss at FGCU, 71-78
• Registered a game-high 22 points with 10 rebounds at FGCU
• Added five steals against the Eagles and one assist
• Shot 8-of-12 from the field including a perfect 4-of-4 on free throws
• Marked his first career double-double with Stetson
• Hatters lost on a last-second three pointer by FGCU

Stats for the Week: 22 PPG, 10 RPG, 5 SPG
Next Stetson Contest: hosts North Florida; Thursday, February 6th           
Other Nominees: Karim Mawuenyega, USC Upstate; RJ Slawson, Jacksonville

2013-14 Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 11th Ty Greene (USC Upstate) J.C. Hampton (Lipscomb)
Nov. 18th Chase Fieler (FGCU) Ike Nwamu (Mercer)
Nov. 25th Jalen Billups (Northern Kentucky) Marcel White (Jacksonville)
Dec. 2nd Jakob Gollon (Mercer) Dallas Moore (North Florida)
Dec. 9th Martin Smith (Lipscomb) A.J. Merriweather (ETSU)
Dec. 16th Brett Comer (FGCU) Jordan Jackson (Northern Kentucky)
Dec. 23rd Langston Hall (Mercer) Jalen Riley (ETSU)
Dec. 30th Jalen Riley (ETSU) Vince Martin (Jacksonville)
Jan. 6th Travis Wallace (North Florida) Jordan Jackson (Northern Kentucky)
Jan. 13th Keith McDougald (Jacksonville) Josh Williams (Lipscomb)
Jan. 20th Travis Wallace (North Florida) / Bud Thomas (Mercer) Brian Pegg (Stetson)
Jan. 27th Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard (ETSU) Josh Williams (Lipscomb)
Feb. 3rd Ricardo Glenn (USC Upstate) J.C. Hampton (Lipscomb) / Kentwan Smith (Stetson)