Brown named SCAC Player of the Week

Brown named SCAC Player of the Week

November 27, 2006

brown112806.jpgDecember 4, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Senior wing Austin Brown has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, November 20 through Sunday, November 26.

Brown led the Tigers to two victories at the Mike Rokicki Community Versus Cancer Challenge and earned MVP honors for his performance.

Brown averaged 19.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game as DePauw defeated Judson (Ill.), 88-84, and Ohio Wesleyan, 85-79, to earn the tournament title.

The senior wing man had 15 points in Friday's win and followed that up with a career-high 23 in Saturday's title-clinching victory over Ohio Wesleyan.

Brown shot 61.9% (13-21) from the field over the weekend and is currently 12th in the SCAC in scoring, averaging 15.0 points per game and is tied for 16th in rebounding with 4.8 boards per game. He is shooting 59.5% from the floor (sixth in the SCAC).