ATLANTA (Nov. 19, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Ben Spence of Birmingham-Southern has been named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
Spence averaged 23.5 points per game in two contests last week. He scored 19 points in an 86-84 win over Louisiana College and dropped a career-high 28 points in a close 94-90 loss to Huntingdon. Spence also averaged 7.5 rebounds per game and had two blocks against Huntingdon.
Along with his rebounds and points, Spence was the most consistent player in the league. He shot 76.2 percent overall and 75.0 percent from beyond the three-point line. Spence also averaged 2.5 assists, 2.0 steals, and a block per game.