HIGH POINT, N.C. – University of Mount Olive guard Jamaal Matin has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Dec. 17-19, the Conference announced today.
Matin, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., played all 40 minutes and notched 21 points, six rebounds and one steal in UMO's loss to Virginia State.
Matin currently averages 12 points, six rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game. His steals per game rank seventh in Conference Carolinas.
Also nominated for Men's Basketball Player of the Week:
LJ McCoy (Belmont Abbey) - Averaged 21 points, three rebounds and one steal in one game.
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)