Sackor Named SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week


Sackor Named SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Monday, November 21, 2016 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

ROCK HILL – Newberry College men’s basketball player Musah Sackor has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Nov. 14-20, the league office announced Monday.

Sackor, a freshman from Culpeper, Va., scored a career-high 34 points on 14-for-19 shooting in a 124-100 win over Southern Wesleyan on Nov. 19. Sackor went 21-for-27 (77.8 percent) from the floor over two games at the Newberry Invitational in 37 total minutes.

He also notched 16 points on 7-for-8 shooting and five rebounds in a 108-72 win over Paine last Friday. Sackor only committed one turnover the entire weekend and swiped two steals. 

Newberry will open South Atlantic Conference play Tuesday against Queens (4-0, 0-0 SAC). Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.