ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Tusculum guard Donovan Donaldson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played February 25 through March 3, the Conference announced today.
Donaldson, a senior from Nashville, Tenn., led the Pioneers to a pair of SAC wins last week and helped them secure the No. 4 seed in this week's SAC Pilot Flying J Men's Basketball Championship. He scored 27 points with four rebounds and five assists in Tusculum's 78-76 win over Lincoln Memorial. He then poured in 24 points with six rebounds and five assists in the Pioneer's 77-65 win over Wingate. For the week Donaldson averaged 25.5 points, five rebounds and five assists per game, while shooting 55.9 percent from the floor.
This is Donaldson's second Player of the Week selection this season.
2018-19 AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 12 – Cory Thomas, Lenoir-Rhyne
Nov. 19 – Grant Teichmann, Carson-Newman
Nov. 26 – Djibril Diallo, Lenoir-Rhyne
Dec. 3 – Marco Haskins, Wingate
Dec. 10 – Daniel Carr, Queens
Dec. 17 – Gage Ellis, Anderson
Jan. 2 – Lewis Diankulu, Queens
Jan. 7 – Marco Haskins, Wingate
Jan. 14 – Shaun Willett, Queens
Jan. 22 – Donovan Donaldson, Tusculum
Jan. 28 – Shaun Willett, Queens
Feb. 4 – Darius Simmons, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 11 – Shaun Willett, Queens
Feb. 18 – Caleb Hodnett, Tusculum
Feb. 25 – Jakob Dawkins, Wingate
Mar. 4 – Donovan Donaldson, Tusculum
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.