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 Feb. 19-26, the League announced today.

Pinson, a senior for Greenville, S.C., led the nationally ranked No. 1 Railsplitters to a perfect 2-0 week, and helped secure their sixth consecutive 2018 SAC Men's Basketball Regular Season Championship last week. He scored 16 points with 13 rebounds in LMU's 89-77 win over regionally ranked No. 5 Carson-Newman. He then scored 21 points with 13 rebounds and four steals against nationally ranked No. 2 Queens.

For the week, Pinson averaged 18.5 points and 13 rebounds, while shooting 40.7 percent fromt eh floor and 60 percent from the free throw line.  

This is Pinson's second 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
Feb. 5 – Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Feb. 12 – Trevon Shaw, Lincoln Memorial
Feb. 19 – Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Feb. 26 – Dorian Pinson, Lincoln Memorial

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