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HBCU ALL-STARS “CELEBRATING THE BEST IN BLACK COLLEGE BASKETBALL” ANNOUNCES PLAYER OF THE WEEK & TEAM OF THE WEEK HONORS 

Inaugural HBCU All-Star Game to be held at UNO Lakefront Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2022 Black History, Black Excellence & Black Cultural Experiences 

Atlanta (Wednesday, February 2, 2022) 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 January 24, 2022 – January 30, 2022: 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I MEAC Team of the Week 

Norfolk State University  

Named Team of the Week three weeks in a row and have a 6-0 record during that span. Went undefeated  with victories over Morgan State University at home (82-62) and a road win over South Carolina State University (87-69).  

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I MEAC Player of the Week  

(Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Shooting Guard) Kyle Foster, Howard University A three-time winner, Foster averaged 23 points in two games for the week. In the first game versus  Coppin State University, he had 19 points, 5 rebounds, and shot 4-7 from 3. In an OT win versus North  Carolina Central University, had 27 points, shot 10-12 from the field, and 5-6 from 3. 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I SWAC Team of the Week 

Florida A&M University (Co-Winner) 

A three-time winner, FAMU went undefeated during the week (2-0) with a road conference win over  Jackson State (67-64) and a home conference win over Alabama A&M (65-60) 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I SWAC Team of the Week  

Grambling State University (Co-Winner) 

Went 2-0 for the week with a home win over University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (76-65) and a road win at  Jackson State University (73-64)

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I SWAC Player of the Week  

(Dick Barnett Point Guard) Jayden Saddler, Southern University (Co-Winner) A three-time winner, Saddler averaged 19.5 points, 6.5 assists, and 3.5 rebounds in two games. He had 21  points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and shot 10-12 from the field versus Mississippi Valley State University.  Against Alcorn State University, Saddler had 18 points, 6 assists, 3 rebounds, and shot 8-14 from the  field.  

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I SWAC Player of the Week 

(Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Shooting Guard) Jawaun Daniels, Prairie View A&M (Co-Winner) A two-time winner, Daniels averaged 21 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists for the week. He had 30  points, 7 rebounds and shot 11-12 from the field, including 6-6 from 3 in the first game against Alabama  A&M. Daniels had a double-double in the second game versus Texas Southern University with 12 points,  10 rebounds, and 5 assists.  

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I HBCU Independent Player of the Week  

(Rick Mahorn Center) Najee Garvin, Hampton University (Co-Winner) 

Garvin averaged 19 points and 6.6 rebounds in three games for the week with a season-high 28 points,  shooting 9-18 from the field, including 4-7 from the 3.  

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I HBCU Independent Player of the Week 

(Bobby Dandridge Small Forward) Kassim Nicholson, Tennessee State University (Co-Winner) A four-time winner, Nicholson averaged a double-double for the week with 11 points and 10.3 rebounds  per game.  

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II CIAA Team of the Week 

Fayetteville State University 

Went undefeated (3-0) with wins over Virginia Union University (53-45), Claflin University (71-67) and  St. Augustine University (60-52). 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II CIAA Player of the Week  

(Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Shooting Guard) Jalen Seegars, Fayetteville State University A three-time winner, Seegars averaged 17.6 points & 6 rebounds in three conference wins for Fayetteville  State University. 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Team of the Week 

Kentucky State University (Co-Winner) 

Went 2-0 for the week with conference wins over Central State University (68-64) and Spring Hill College (87-71).

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Team of the Week 

Savannah State University (Co-Winner) 

Went 2-0 for the week with conference wins over Allen University (78-66) and Clark Atlanta University  (85-67). 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Player of the Week 

(Earl “The Pearl” Monroe Shooting Guard) Trey Deloach, Savannah State University (Co-Winner)  Deloach averaged 13.5 points, 4 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks in two conference wins. 

HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Player of the Week 

(Dick Barnett Point Guard) Brandon Miller, Miles College (Co-Winner) 

Miller averaged 13.5 points and 11 assists in two wins (2-0) for the week. He had 23 points, 10 assists,  three rebounds and shot 5-6 from 3 in a win versus Tuskegee University.  

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 two-and-a-half months  from the first-ever HBCU All-Star Game during Final Four Weekend in New Orleans. This is an exciting  time in the lead up to Championship season with conference play and rivalry games in The MEAC,  SWAC, CIAA, SIAC, Tennessee State, North Carolina A&T, and Hampton Universities. All of our  outstanding teams are vying for the top spots and competing to win their regular season and conference  tournament championships. We look forward to showcasing some of the nation’s best players in black  college basketball from these distinguished 48 teams competing at our prestigious HBCUs across the  country. Our hard-working, talented, and ambitious student-athletes, outstanding teams and coaches are  working hard on a weekly basis.” 

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+.  

For more information, please contact [email protected] or go  

to www.HBCUAllStarGame.com.

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