Charlotte 49ers junior forward Shamari Spears has been named co-player of the week in the Atlantic 10 Conference for his performance over the past week.
The 6-foot-6, 238-pound transfer from Boston College has scored at least 20 points in each of his first four games with the 49ers.
Last week, he averaged 27 points and five rebounds in Charlotte wins over Yale and Hofstra. The former Salisbury High star scored 28 points on 13-of-15 shooting and grabbed six rebounds in the 49ers’ 88-74 win over Yale on Nov. 23. He had 26 points and a pair of blocks on Nov. 24 in Charlotte's 80-72 victory at Hofstra.
-In addition, Charlotte freshman forward Chris Braswell was named to the A-10's weekly honor roll after he averaged 7.5 points and eight rebounds in two 49ers wins last week.
Sunday, November 29, 2009
Posted by Observer Sports at 10:46 AM