Watson earns MACJC Player of the Week honors

Published 12:10 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2016

WESSON – For the second time this season, Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Donte’ Watson has been named MACJC Basketball Player of the Week for all games played the week of February 8-12.

Donte Watson

Donte Watson

Watson had two stellar performances for the week. He scored 27 points and brought down six rebounds in a 93-84 overtime loss to East Central making 5-of-6 from three-point range. Later in the week, Watson finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds, and a team-high three steals. This double-double performance helped propel the Wolves to a 67-58 victory over rival Southwest.

The 6-foot-6 sophomore from New Orleans is averaging 15.1 points and 31 minutes per game. He has started in 20-of-21 games and is second on the team in rebounding with 4.6 per game.

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