Wofford's Lee Skinner has been chosen as the StatSheet SoCon Player of the Week for the week ending December 24th. StatSheet's SoCon Freshman of the Week goes to Wofford's Spencer Collins. Also, Tevin Baskin is the StatSheet SoCon 6th Man of the Week. Skinner put up 10 points per game, 3 assists per game, and 7.5 rebounds per game. The Wofford sophomore played well in wins against Jacksonville and Xavier.
Skinner led the Terriers in rebounding with 7 and added 5 steals in a big 94-52 win over Jacksonville. In the next game he led rebounding with 8 points and added 3 assists in a narrow 56-55 win against Xavier.
This is the first time this season that Lee Skinner has been named StatSheet SoCon Player of the Week. The runner-up this week is Trey Sumler, a junior from Western Carolina. Honorable mention goes to Elon junior Lucas Troutman. Tevin Baskin finished fifth and was the highest ranking player from Appalachian State.
StatSheet SoCon Freshman of the Week: Wofford's Spencer Collins
Spencer Collins averaged 25 minutes as a starter for Wofford. He was number one among all SoCon freshmen in both scoring (17.0 pts per game) and three pointers (2.5 per game). In the win over Jacksonville, Collins chalked up 17 points on 75% shooting. Following that in the win against Xavier, he totaled 17 points on 50% shooting.
This marks the first time this season that Spencer Collins has won the StatSheet SoCon Freshman of the Week. Tim Williams from Samford gets runner-up. Honorable mention goes to Clide Geffrard Jr. from Samford.
StatSheet SoCon 6th Man of the Week: Appalachian State's Tevin Baskin
Junior Tevin Baskin, a 6-6 reserve forward, played an average of 27 minutes over two games for the Mountaineers. In a 74-69 loss to South Carolina, Baskin led the scoring for the Mountaineers with 16 points and also added 4 blocked shots. During a 78-70 win against Presbyterian, he led all scoring and rebounding with 16 points and 8 rebounds.
This is Tevin Baskin's second StatSheet SoCon 6th Man of the Week award this season. Derrell Armstrong, a senior guard from North Carolina-Greensboro, is runner up. Nicholas Paulos, a sophomore guard/forward from North Carolina-Greensboro, earns honorable mention. Appalachian State has yet to win StatSheet SoCon Player of the Week.
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- Scoring: Karl Cochran, Wofford: 24.5 PPG
- Rebounding: Nathan Healy, Appalachian State: 8 RPG
- Assists: Raijon Kelly, Samford: 6 APG
- Blocked Shots: Tevin Baskin, Appalachian State: 2.5 BPG
- Free Throws: Martynas Bareika, Chattanooga: 7 PPG
- Three Pointers: Karl Cochran, Wofford: 4 TPG
- Steals: Andrew Lawrence, College of Charleston: 4 SPG
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