NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference announced its Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday.
Antoinette Lewis, South Alabama
(#35, Sr, C – Memphis, Tenn.)
Lewis averaged a double-double, shot 54 percent from the floor and recorded four blocks and two assists to lead the Jaguars to a pair of victories over Coastal Carolina. In the first game on Friday, the senior posted 17 points and a season-best 15 rebounds for a double-double, a team-high fourth of the season, in South Alabama’s 11-point win. On Saturday, Lewis shared game-high honors with 13 points leading the Jags with both eight boards and three blocks. Her assist in the final 30 seconds led to the game-winning basket. She preserved the victory by blocking the Chanticleers’ three-point attempt at the buzzer. With 30 points on the weekend, Lewis moved up to seventh place on the school’s all-time scoring list.
Player of the Week 2020 – 21 Recap:
Week 1 – Pre Stanley, App State
Week 2 – Mayra Caicedo, Little Rock
Week 3 – Tiyah Johnson, Troy
Week 4 – Alexus Dye, Troy
Week 5 – A’Tyanna Gaulden, Georgia Southern
Week 6 – Shondell Vickers, Georgia Southern
Week 7 – Antoinette Lewis, South Alabama
This season, the 12 Sun Belt women’s basketball programs is split into an East Division and a West Division to minimize travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams will play each other on back to back days (Fridays and Saturdays) at the same location.
All 12 teams will compete in the Sun Belt Conference Championship which will be held March 5-8, 2021 in Pensacola, FL.
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