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