HIGH POINT, N.C. – King University forward Mack Owens has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Nov. 27 - Dec. 3, the Conference announced today.
A senior from Abingdon, Va., Owens had an efficient week and led the Tornado to a 2-0 Conference record last week. He averaged a double-double of 15 points and 11.5 rebounds on a 70.6 shooting percentage.
Owens poured in 16 points and collected 12 boards in the Tornado's win over North Greenville. In the Division II Basketball Showcase on ESPN3, Owens would continue his efficient play, going 6-for-8 from the field for 14 points and snatching down 11 rebounds to lead King to a 75-57 win over Limestone.
Owens currently averages 13.1 points and nine rebounds per game. His nine rebounds per game rank fourth in Conference Carolinas.
Also nominated for Men's Basketball Player of the Week: Isaiah Buck-Lowman (Barton), Lepreece Lynch (Lees-McRae), Cameron Robinson (Mount Olive), Jacob Wilson (Belmont Abbey) & Kenny Hairston (Limestone)
2017-18 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
Week One (Nov. 13) – Kenny Hairston (Limestone)
Week Two (Nov. 20) – Tayon Gleaves (Mount Olive)
Week Three (Nov. 27) – Trent Smoot (Erskine)
Week Four (Dec. 4) – Mack Owens (King)