Nov. 18, 2013
ARLINGTON, Texas -- College Sports Madness has named UT Arlington guard Reger Dowell the Madness Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for his exceptional performance during the past week's action.
Dowell has scored at least 20 points in all four games this season, including the three played last week. The senior guard racked up a career-high 35 points in only 24 minutes against Howard Payne, shooting 12-19 from the floor, including 6-11 on 3-point attempts, and 5-5 at the line. Dowell had 24 points in 28 minutes against Samford (8-17 FGs, 1-5 3Ps, 7-9 FTs) and 25 points in 38 minutes against Cleveland State (6-17 FGs, 5-13 3Ps, 8-11 FTs).
For the week, Dowell scored 84 points in 90 minutes and averaged 28 points per game. His 35-point game was tied for the 20th highest scoring game in UT Arlington history. He shot 49.1 percent for the week (26-53), 41.4 percent (12-29) on 3-pointers and 84 percent (21-25) at the line. Dowell also averaged 4-0 rebounds and 1.0 steals. He is currently ninth in the country in scoring.
College Sports Madness identifies the players who have made the greatest impact to their team from each conference and on a national basis each Monday. The Men’s Basketball players who have achieved national honors for this past week were:
National Player of the Week: Kansas Forward Perry Ellis
High-Major Player of the Week: Toledo Guard Julius Brown
Mid-Major Player of the Week: Belmont Guard J.J. Mann
You can see all the Players of the Week from each conference at Men’s Basketball Weekly Awards.
College Sports Madness has additional Men’s Basketball coverage updated each Monday including our Top 25 Rankings and NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections.
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