ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Lincoln Memorial forward Dorian Pinson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Jan. 22-28, the League announced today.
Pinson, a senior from Greenville, S.C., led the No. 2 Railsplitters to a perfect 2-0 record last week with wins over Tusculum and Lenoir-Rhyne. In LMU's 103-70 win over Tusculum, Pinson scored 30 points with nine rebounds, three blocks, two steals and two assists. He followed that performance with 21 points, shooting 9-of-11 from the field and 2-of-3 from long range, in the Railsplitters 103-59 win over Lenoir-Rhyne.
For the week, Pinson averaged 25.5 point and 8.5 rebounds per game, while shooting 85.2 percent from the field, 50 percent from three-point range and 100 percent from the free throw line.
This is Pinson's first Player of the Week selection this year.
2017-18 AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 14 – Emanuel Terry, Lincoln Memorial
Nov. 20 - Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Nov. 27 - Jerrin Morrison, Catawba
Dec. 4 – James Stepp, Newberry
Dec. 11 – Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Dec. 18 – Trevon Shaw, Lincoln Memorial
Jan. 2 – Todd Withers, Queens
Jan. 8 – Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Jan. 16 – Shaun Jones, Carson-Newman
Jan. 22 – Emanuel Terry, Lincoln Memorial
Jan. 29 – Dorian Pinson, Lincoln Memorial
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