MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Marc-Eddy Norelia and Reggie Reid swept the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball weekly honors after standout performances by the Eagles duo, announced on Monday by the league office.
Norelia tallied three-straight double-doubles in three FGCU victories including a monster outing in a triple-overtime win vs. Youngstown State when the junior forward scored 34 points with 18 rebounds. It marked the first time since Nov. 18th, 2010 in which an A-Sun player recorded at least 30 points with 15 rebounds. For the week, Norelia averaged 22.3 points with 13 rebounds and totaled five steals and five assists.
Reid played the role of distributor for the Eagles by averaging eight assists in three games with only five turnovers in 80 minutes of action. The freshman guard added a career-high 18 points against Youngstown State to go along with nine assists and five steals.
Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Player of the Week - Nov. 23rd
Marc-Eddy Norelia, FGCU
Junior | Forward | Orlando, Fla.
- First Career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week
- Recorded three double-doubles in 3-0 week for FGCU
- Dominated vs. Youngstown St. on 34 points, 18 boards
- Marked first 30-15 double-double in the A-Sun since Nov. 18th, 2010
- Added 15 points, 11 rebounds against Texas Wesleyan
- Finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds vs. North Dakota
- Averaged 22.3 PPG, 13.0 RPG, 1.3 SPG & 1.3 BPG
Other Nominees: Kori Babineaux, Jacksonville; J.C. Hampton, Lipscomb; Ky Howard, NJIT; Dallas Moore, North Florida.
Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week - Nov. 23rd
Reggie Reid, FGCU
Freshman | Guard | Harlem, Ga.
- First Career Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week
- Averaged 8.0 PPG, 8.0 APG & 2.3 SPG in 3-0 week for the Eagles
- Dished out six assists on no turnovers in victory vs. Texas Wesleyan
- Set career-high in points (18) in triple overtime win vs. Youngstown State
- Added nine assists and five steals against the Penguins
- Finished with six points, nine assists vs. North Dakota
- Committed only five turnovers in 80 minutes of play
Other Nominees: Mohamed Bendary, NJIT; Derick Newton, Stetson.
|Date||Men's Basketball Player of the Week||Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week|
|Nov. 16th||Yonel Brown, Kennesaw State
Dallas Moore, North Florida
|Eli Pepper, Lipscomb|
|Nov. 23rd||Marc-Eddy Norelia, FGCU||Reggie Reid, FGCU|