ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Leland Robinson of Tennessee Wesleyan College is the Appalachian Athletic Coference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.
This is the ninth weekly edition of the awards for 2015-16. The next set of honors will be announced on Feb. 8.
AAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Leland Robinson - Tennessee Wesleyan - Sr. - F/C - Jackson, Tenn.
Averaged 25.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game as Tennessee Wesleyan went 3-0 last week.
Fnished with seven assists, two blocks and two steals.
Scored 29 points in an 89-86 win over Bryan College.
Shot 51.8 percent (29 of 56) from the field.
Ranks 15th in NAIA Division II in points per game (22.22) and 36th in rebounds per game (8.278).
This is the third time this season Robinson has received this weekly award.
|Basketball Players of the Week|
|Date||Women's (School)||Men's (School)|
|Nov. 23||Dereese Owens (Point)||Brandon Cole (Bryan)|
|Nov. 30||Dereese Owens (Point)||J.D. Tucker (Union)|
|Dec. 7||Sarah Robinson (Milligan)||Leland Robinson (Tennessee Wesleyan)|
|Dec. 14||Lydia Nash (Union)||Levon Harper (Union)|
|Jan. 4||Jara Gasper (Tennessee Wesleyan)||Leland Robinson (Tennessee Wesleyan)|
|Jan. 11||Dereese Owens (Point)||Trey Suttles (Tennessee Wesleyan)|
|Jan. 18||Darah Dewalt (Montreat)||Trey Suttles (Tennessee Wesleyan)|
|Jan. 25||Sarah Robinson (Milligan)||J'Quayveon Williams (Truett-McConnell)|
|Feb. 1||Haley Perkins (Union)||Leland Robinson (Tennessee Wesleyan)|