Lincoln Memorial's Pinson Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week

Lincoln Memorial's Pinson Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week

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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