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NEW ORLEANS (GCAConf.com) – Dillard University forward Jalen McGaughy 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 November 28-December 4.
McGaughy, a junior transfer from Ann Arbor, Mich., has made an instant impact on the Bleu Devils this season. In two wins last week he averaged 25.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 3.5 blocks, while shooting 77 percent from the floor. McGaughy also made 6-of-11 three-pointers. He ranks sixth in NAIA Division 1 in three-point shooting at better than 58 percent. He’s also in the top 20 nationally in total blocked shots (14). His 32 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots against Texas College were all season highs.
This is his first Player of the Week award this season.