Justin Edwards

Justin Edwards

SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week - Justin Edwards of Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe junior guard Justin Edwards (pictured at right) might have had his best week of the season so far, helping the Stormy Petrels to a pair of home wins over Birmingham-Southern and Millsaps. He averaged 22.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game over the course of the weekend, shooting 58 percent from the field in the process. His best game of the two came in Sunday's 90-72 victory over Millsaps, in which he scored 27 points on 8-of-14 from the field and 11-of-15 from the free throw line while grabbing 9 rebounds and passing out 4 assists. For the season, Edwards is tied for fourth in the league is scoring at 15.4 per game, and tied for fifth in the league in assists with 3.8 per contest.