Clemente Martin named SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Monday, November 26, 2007 | by Junior from Freeport, Bahamas, averaged 27.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games for Newberry last

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Newberry College’s Clemente Martin was named the South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week, league officials announced today.

Clemente, a junior forward from Freeport, Bahamas, averaged 27.5 points and 8.5 rebounds to go along with 64.5 percent (20-for-31) shooting from the field in two games for Newberry last week.

In an 80-76 overtime loss to Erskine on the road last Tuesday, Martin finished with 27 points and nine rebounds before tallying a career-high 28 points on 11-of-15 from the field and eight boards in Newberry’s 76-66 win at Francis Marion Saturday.

Martin is currently averaging a double-double (22.3 points and 10.3 rebounds) on the season and won SAC player-of-the-week honors for the second time in his career.

The South Atlantic Conference Basketball Players Of The Week are voted on by the league’s eight sports information directors.

2007-08 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week
Date       Name                 School
11/19      Reggie Bratton       Lenoir-Rhyne
11/26      Clemente Martin      Newberry