HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College guard DeQuan Abrom has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Dec. 31 - Jan. 6, the Conference announced today. This marks the second POTW for Abrom and the fourth overall for Belmont Abbey.
Abrom, a junior from Washington, D.C., led the Crusaders to a pair of Conference Carolinas wins last week against Erskine and Lees-McRae. He averaged 29.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and four assists and has the team on its best start ever in conference play at 6-0.
In a 101-94 win over Erskine, Abrom poured in 26 points on 53.3 percent shooting to go with seven boards and five dimes. He followed that performance up with his third 30-point outing of the season, as he posted 33 points with six boards, three assists, one steal and one block in an 83-75 victory.
Abrom currently averages 21.1 points, 3.5 assists and three rebounds per game. His points per game rank second in Conference Carolinas, while his assists rank fourth in the league.
Also nominated for Men's Basketball Player of the Week:
Jaquan Simms (Limestone) - Averaged 25.5 points, five assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals in two games.
Kovi Tate (North Greenville) - Averaged 16.7 points, 7.3 rebounds, one assist and one block in three games. Posted one double-double.
Jake Kakar (Barton) - Averaged 17.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in three games.
Austin Greene (Emmanuel) - Averaged 21 points, 3.5 assists and two rebounds in two games.
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)
Week Seven (Dec. 24) – Jamaal Matin (Mount Olive)
Week Eight (Dec. 31) – Mike Salomon (King)
Week Nine (Jan. 7) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)