HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College guard Romeao Ferguson has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Dec. 10-16, the Conference announced today. This marks the second POTW for Ferguson and the third overall for Belmont Abbey.
A sophomore from Burlington, N.C., Ferguson led Belmont Abbey to a league victory over Limestone in the team's lone game last week. He would score 19 points on 87.5% shooting from the field (7-for-8) with five rebounds, five assists and one block to pace the team in the 92-74 win.
Ferguson currently averages 15.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.5 steals per game. His points per game and rebounds per game both rank eighth in Conference Carolinas, while his assists rank 10th.
Also nominated for Men's Basketball Player of the Week:
Kenny Hairston (Limestone) - Averaged 12 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two games.
Jake Kakar (Barton) - Averaged 17 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in one game.
Mike Salomon (King) - Averaged 19.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, two steals and one assist in two games.
Anthony Hicks (Lees-McRae) - Averaged 14 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and one steal in two games.
Daniel Burchette (North Greenville) - Averaged 19.5 points, four rebounds, 1.5 steals and one assist in two games.
Brandon Simpson (Emmanuel) - Averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds and 1.5 assists in two games. Posted two double-doubles.
Don Pigford (Mount Olive) - Averaged 11.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in two games. Posted one double-double.
2018-19 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
Week One (Nov. 12) – Kenny Hairston (Limestone)
Week Two (Nov. 19) – Evans Moreau (Limestone)
Week Three (Nov. 26) – Romeao Ferguson (Belmont Abbey)
Week Four (Dec. 3) – Kendrick Colvin (Emmanuel)
Week Five (Dec. 10) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)
Week Six (Dec. 17) – Romeao Ferguson (Belmont Abbey)