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 Feb. 4-10, the Conference announced today. This marks the fifth POTW for Abrom and seventh overall for Belmont Abbey.
A junior from Washington, D.C., Abrom led Belmont Abbey to a 1-1 record in Conference Carolinas play last week. Abrom would average 36 points on 63.9 percent shooting from the field, including 50.0 percent from three-point range and 88.5 percent from the free throw line. He would add 5.5 rebounds, three assists and 1.5 steals per game to his box score.
In a loss to Barton, Abrom would score 45 points, going 15-for-23 (2-5 3pt) from the field and 13-for-13 from the charity stripe to go with six rebounds, three assists and one block in the contest. Abrom would follow that performance up with 27 points on 8-for-13 shooting and 10-for-13 from the free throw line in a 90-81 win over Emmanuel. He would add five rebounds, three assists and three steals to his game totals.
Abrom currently averages 24.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game. His points per game rank first in Conference Carolinas.
Also nominated for Men's Basketball Player of the Week:
Jaquan Simms (Limestone) - Averaged 21 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals, 1.5 assists and 1.5 blocks in two games.
James Brown (King) - Averaged 20 points, eight rebounds and 1.5 steals in two games. Posted one double-double.
Ryan Mobley (North Greenville) - Averaged 14 points, nine assists, three rebounds and two steals in one game.
Isaiah Reddish (Barton) - Averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, two assists and one steal in two games.
Jamaal Matin (Mount Olive) - Averaged 24.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, two assists and 1.5 steals 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)
Week 10 (Jan. 14) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)
Week 11 (Jan. 21) – Kendrick Colvin (Emmanuel)
Week 12 (Jan. 28) – Jamaal Matin (Mount Olive)
Week 13 (Feb. 4) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)
Week 14 (Feb. 11) – DeQuan Abrom (Belmont Abbey)