Men’s Basketball Player of the Week: Nigel Grant, UNC Pembroke

Men’s Basketball Player of the Week: Nigel Grant, UNC Pembroke

Grant was rock-solid in three Braves wins last week, averaging 22 points and nine rebounds per game.  The senior from The Bronx, N.Y., shot .558 (24-43) from the floor and .875 (14-16) from the free throw line.  He scored a career-high 31 on 12-of-19 shooting in a win at Augusta, adding 11 boards for his eighth double-double.  He followed that with 16 points and seven rebounds against Young Harris and then, less than 24 hours later, had 19 points and nine boards in 21 minutes of action in a win over North Georgia.  Grant is currently seventh in the PBC in scoring, 10th in rebounding and eighth in blocked shots.

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