Brown Among Nations Top Rebounders
In addition to early season team success, the North Greenville University men’s basketball program has also had success on the individual level with several players making appearances in the latest NCAA Division II Statistical Rankings.
Junior forward Phillip Brown has been a force in the post all season and currently ranks 5th overall in rebounds per game (12.5) and 8th overall in total rebounds (138). Brown has also recorded the 11th highest total rebound performance in NCAA Division II after pulling down 20 boards in the Crusaders most recent game against Erskine College, while his seven double-doubles ranks 10th overall in the country.
The Travelers Rest, SC native also makes an appearance ranking 32nd overall in blocks per game (2.27) and tied for 33rd overall in total blocks (25) in 11 games played thus far.
Senior guard Keith Johnson ranks just outside the Top 100 in points per game (17.5) and total three-pointers made (25), while junior Patrick George ranks just outside the Top 50 in total steals (23), steals per game (2.09) and inside the Top 100 with 4.5 assists per game.
In the coming week the Crusaders (7-4 overall, 2-1 Conference Carolinas) will look to continue its recent success with a road game against conference member Barton College on Wednesday, Jan. 8 before returning home to host Mount Olive College on Saturday, Jan. 11 in Hayes Gymnasium.
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