Spotlight Bleu Devil
Men's Basketball
January 13, 2017

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 26-January 1.

Austin, a senior from Washington D.C., scored a team-high 23 points to go along with seven rebounds in a 75-65 loss to the NAIA’s top ranked team in LSU-Alexandria. In the contest, Austin went 6-of-20 from the floor and shot 9-for-13 from the charity stripe and also hit two 3-pointers. He currently ranks fourth in Division 1 in scoring average (22.4 ppg) and ranks sixth in the nation in total scoring (337).

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