HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College guard DeQuan Abrom has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Jan. 28 - Feb. 3, the Conference announced today. This marks the fourth POTW for Abrom and sixth overall for Belmont Abbey.
Abrom, a junior from Washington, D.C., paced Belmont Abbey offensively to a pair of Conference Carolinas wins last week against Mount Olive and league-leading Emmanuel. Abrom would average 38.5 points on 56.4 percent shooting from the field, including 58.8 percent from three-point range and 92 percent from the charity stripe. He would add 4.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game to his stat line.
In a 95-92 victory over Mount Olive, Abrom would score 42 points, going 15-for-26 (9-13 3pt) from the field and 3-for-3 from the line, to go with seven dimes, four steals and two rebounds. Abrom would follow that performance up with 35 points on 7-for-13 shooting and 20-for-22 from the free throw line in an 88-85 win over Emmanuel. He would add seven rebounds, two assists and one steal to his game totals.
Abrom currently averages 23.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game. His points per game rank first in Conference Carolinas.
Also nominated for Men's Basketball Player of the Week:
Jaquan Simms (Limestone) - Averaged 23.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and two steals in two games.
Jamaal Matin (Mount Olive) - Averaged 28 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, one steal and one block in two games.
James Brown (King) - Averaged 21 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.5 assists in two games.
Kendrick Colvin (Emmanuel) - Averaged 21 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and one block in two games. Posted one double-double.
Kovi Tate (North Greenville) - Averaged 15.7 points, eight rebounds and 1.7 assists in three games. Posted one double-double.
Isaiah Reddish (Barton) - Averaged 25 points, 13 rebounds and two assists in one game. Posted one double-double.
2018-19 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
Week One (Nov. 12) – Kenny Hairston (Limestone)
Week Two (Nov. 19) – Evans Moreau (Limestone)
Week Three (Nov. 26) – Romeao Ferguson (Belmont Abbey)
Week Four (Dec. 3) – Kendrick Colvin (Emmanuel)
Week Five (Dec. 10) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)
Week Six (Dec. 17) – Romeao Ferguson (Belmont Abbey)
Week Seven (Dec. 24) – Jamaal Matin (Mount Olive)
Week Eight (Dec. 31) – Mike Salomon (King)
Week Nine (Jan. 7) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)
Week 10 (Jan. 14) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)
Week 11 (Jan. 21) – Kendrick Colvin (Emmanuel)
Week 12 (Jan. 28) – Jamaal Matin (Mount Olive)
Week 13 (Feb. 4) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)