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(GCAConf.com) – Dillard University forward Demetric Austin has been selected as the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Jan. 17 – Jan. 23.
Austin, a junior from Washington, D.C., posted his seventh double-double of the season with a career-high 28 points and 10 rebounds in leading the Bleu Devils to an 84-74 win over No. 8 Talladega this past Saturday.
He currently ranks fourth in the GCAC in scoring at 19.1 points per game and is second in rebounding, averaging 9.5 boards per contest. Austin has scored 20 points or more ten times this season for Dillard, currently tied for first in the conference with a 4-1 record.
This is the first Player of the Week award of his career.