ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University's Caleb Hodnett has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
Hodnett, a junior from Adolphus, Ky., led the Pioneers to a 2-0 record last week with SAC wins over Mars Hill (81-73) and Lenoir-Rhyne (56-54).
He recorded his third and fourth double-doubles of the season in the wins, scoring 21 points with 10 rebounds against Mars Hill and netted 20 points with 12 boards versus Lenoir-Rhyne. For the week Hodnett averaged 20.5 points, 11 rebounds per game while shooting 62.1 percent from the floor.
Hodnett leads the Pioneers in rebounding averaging 6.6 boards per contest (8th in SAC) and is fourth on the squad in scoring posting 10.6 points per game. He is also tops on the team with this .566 field goal percentage (7th in SAC).
Tusculum (12-12, 8-8 SAC) has won three of its last four games and returns to action on Wednesday for an 8 p.m. SAC road contest at arch-rival Carson-Newman.