Charlotte, NC - Senior forward Rickey Porter was named the USCAA Men’s Division II Basketball Player of the Week, the organization announced today. It's the fourth time Porter has earned the honor in his career.
The 2015-16 USCAA Player of the Year recorded three double-doubles in five days. He began the week by scoring 26 points and grabbing 17 rebounds in a 75-59 win over #17 Warren Wilson College on Tuesday.
At the South Classic in Kissimmee, FL, Porter finished with 16 points and seven boards in the opener against Grace Bible College, followed by a career high 35 points to go with 14 rebounds in a double overtime victory over host Johnson University.
The Charlotte native picked up his third double-double of the week against Welch College on Saturday with 17 points and another 13 rebounds.
During the week, Porter averaged 23.5 points and 12.8 rebounds per game.