Player of the Week
Grant Maxey – Jackson State – F, 6-7, 210, Sr., Toledo, Ohio — Maxey averaged 24.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.0 steals, and 1.5 blocks per game in the Tigers two contests during the week. JSU lost 66-62 at Texas Southern in a battle of the league’s last two unbeaten teams, and then defeated Prairie View A&M on the road 70-63. Maxey tied his career high scoring effort against Texas Southern with 30 points.
Newcomer of the Week
Kevin Galloway – Texas Southern – G, 6-7, 215, Sr., Sacramento, Calif. — Galloway led the Tigers to two victories on the week, 66-62 over Jackson State and 66-41 over Grambling, to vault TSU into first place in the SWAC. He nearly averaged a triple-double in the games (12.0 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 9.0 apg), and did record a triple-double vs. Grambling (10 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists).