ATLANTA (Wednesday, December 29, 2021) HBCU All-Stars LLC has announced HBCU All-Stars “Player of the Week and Team of the Week” honors featuring the nation’s top HBCU student-athletes from the MEAC, SWAC, CIAA, SIAC, Tennessee State, North Carolina A&T, and Hampton Universities.
This week’s winners from December 19th – 26th, 2021:
- HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I MEAC Player of the Week (Ben Wallace Power Forward): Deaquan Williams, South Carolina State University
In the Bulldogs’ two impressive wins over The Citadel (74-57) and Charleston Southern University (75-65), Williams averaged 10 points per game and 6 rebounds
- HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I MEAC Team of the Week:
Team went 2-0 this week on December 20th and 21st with back-to-back wins against Southern Conference member The Citadel (74-57) and Big South member Charleston Southern University (75-65). The two victories extended their win streak to four games
- HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II CIAA Player of the Week (Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Shooting Guard): Jalen Seegars, Fayetteville State University (Back-to-Back Winner) In the win over Elizabeth City State University, Seegars tallied a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds to help his team to 3-0 in conference play and a four-game winning streak
- HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II CIAA Team of the Week:
Decisive 69-50 road win and ended the three-game winning streak of Elizabeth City State University. With the win, FSU improves to 3-0 in the conference, 8-5 overall, and has a four game winning streak
- HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Team of the Week:
Pulled off a stunning 71-70 upset on the road over the University of West Georgia in the Gulf South Conference. The team has a three-game winning streak.
Note: There were no Weekly honors for the SWAC, Division I Independent and SIAC this week due to the limited number of games in those conferences.
According to Travis L. Williams, HBCU All-Stars, LLC Founder/CEO, and former Head Coach at two prestigious HBCUs (Tennessee State and Fort Valley State University): “We are now less than four months away from Final Four Weekend in New Orleans where we will showcase some of the best players from the 48 teams in the MEAC, SWAC, CIAA, SIAC, Tennessee State, Hampton, and North Carolina A&T State Universities. We are excited to bring fans this high-level of basketball and showcase the best of HBCU men’s basketball.”
HBCU All-Stars Player of the Week selections will continue highlighting HBCU legends Dick Barnett Point Guards, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Shooting Guards, Bobby Dandridge Small Forwards, Ben Wallace Power Forwards, and Rick Mahorn Centers.
The 2022 HBCU All-Star Game, a college basketball showcase highlighting the best HBCU players in the country, will be held at UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans on Sunday, April 3 at 4:00 PM, ET.
Tickets for the game are available now and can be purchased through UNO Lakefront Arena here and at www.arena.uno.edu.
The HBCU All-Star Game, which begins this season, will feature the best talent from the four Historically Black Athletic Conferences, representing the legendary coaches Team John McClendon (MEAC & SIAC) and Team Clarence “Big House” Gaines (SWAC & CIAA) along with Tennessee State, Hampton, and North Carolina A&T State Universities. The game will be held annually on the Sunday of Final Four weekend in the host city.
The HBCU All-Star Game will air live on the CBS Television Network and be available to stream on Paramount+.
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