Hamilton nabs Red River Athletic Conference Player of the Week award
Feb. 6, 2018 at 2:38 p.m.
After averaging over 20 points per game and leading the Wiley College men's basketball team to a victory over the Red River Athletic Conference leader, Joshua Hamilton wins his second Red River Athletic Conference Player of the Week award.
Hamilton also won for Nov. 27 to Dec. 3. His honor is Wiley College's 21st — which leads the Red River Athletic Conference.
On Friday, Hamilton led all scorers with 20 points to lead the Wildcats to a 94-76 over Red River Athletic Conference leader No. 18 Our Lady of the Lake University Friday. He made five 3-pointers in the game and also added seven assists and five rebounds.
In Saturday's victory over Huston-Tillotson University, Hamilton led all scorers with 26 points to led Wiley College to an 82-66 victory. He scored 15 of those points in the second half. Hamilton made five 3-pointers.
For the week Hamilton hit 53.5 percent of his shots and 47.6 percent from 3-point territory. Hamilton leads the conference in points per game at 21.5, one-point higher than second place. He ranks in the top 5 in field goal percentage (52.4), 3-Point FG percentage (44.9) and 3-pointers made per game (3.0).
In the NAIA, he ranks eighth in points per game, ninth in 3-pointers made, top 30 in 3-point field goal percentage, top 40 in free throw percentage and field goal percentage.