Spotlight Bleu Devil
Men's Basketball
December 14, 2016

NEW ORLEANS ( – Dillard University forward Demetric Austin has been named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week as well as Dillard University Athlete of the Week for games competed on the week of December 5-11.

Austin, a senior from Washington D.C., scored a career-high 36 points to go along with 10 rebounds as Dillard knocked off eighth-ranked William Carey (Miss.) in a blowout 102-74 victory. Austin went 11-of-18 from the floor and a season-high 12-of-14 from the free throw line in the win. He currently ranks third in Division 1 in total scoring (265 points), sixth in scoring average (22.1 ppg), and seventh in total rebounds (108).

This is his second Player of the Week award this season.