ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Freshman basketball player Will Weeks is the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Athlete of the Week for the second time in three weeks.
Each week the school selects a BCBSNC Athlete of the Week upon their performance from the previous week's action.
Will helped lead the Bulldogs to two key Big South Conference victories last week. He recorded 12 points, six rebounds and three steals against Coastal Carolina on Jan. 23, and followed with a team-high 21 points on 7-of-10 from the field and 7-of-10 from the charity stripe against High Point this past Saturday. Weeks also collected eight rebounds and three assists vs. the Panthers. For the week, he was 10-of-16 from the floor (.625) and 13-of-18 from the line (.722).
In addtion, Will was named Big South Rookie of the Week on Monday by the league office for the second time in three weeks.
UNC Asheville plays at Presbyterian College Wednesday night starting at 7 p.m.