ATLANTA (Jan. 21, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Perry Ayers of Centre has been named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
For the week, Ayers averaged 23.5 points, 6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game in road wins at Millsaps and Birmingham-Southern. On Friday, Ayers scored a season-high 30 points while hitting 6-of-11 shots from beyond the three-point line. He also added nine rebounds and three assists in the win.
Two days later, Ayers led Centre to a comeback road win against the Panthers. In that game, Ayers scored 17 points, including 12 in the second half.
Along with his teammates, Ayers has led Centre to a 15-3 overall record and a 6-1 mark in SAA play.