StatSheet MEAC Players of the Week - March 4th, 2013

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DeWayne Jackson from Morgan State has won StatSheet's MEAC Player of the Week for March 4th. Deron Powers from Hampton has won StatSheet's MEAC Freshman of the Week. Finally, Hampton's Ramon Mercado has taken StatSheet's MEAC 6th Man of the Week. Jackson registered respectable numbers with 50% shooting, 7 rebounds per game, and 14.5 points per game. The Morgan State senior played well for the Bears in wins against Coppin State and Maryland-Eastern Shore.

Jackson added 14 points and 7 rebounds in 18 minutes in an 86-68 win over Coppin State. He then added 15 points and 7 assists in a 58-45 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore.

This is the first StatSheet MEAC Player of the Week award for DeWayne Jackson. However, he has received an honorable mention. The runner-up this week is Morgan State sophomore Shaquille Duncan. Honorable mention goes to senior Jean Louisme from North Carolina A&T.

StatSheet MEAC Freshman of the Week: Hampton's Deron Powers

Deron Powers averaged 31 minutes as a starter for Hampton. He bested all MEAC freshmen in free throws (7.0 per game). In a 57-50 win over Delaware State, Powers contributed 11 points and 3 steals. Then in a 77-68 win against Florida A&M, he dialed up 16 points and 4 assists.

Deron Powers has won the StatSheet MEAC Freshman of the Week an astounding 4 times. The runner-up is Rashid Gaston from Norfolk State. Honorable mention goes to Dwight Meikle from Hampton.

StatSheet MEAC 6th Man of the Week: Hampton's Ramon Mercado

Ramon Mercado, a junior and a 6-4 guard, averaged 23 minutes over the two games for the Pirates. In the win over Delaware State, Mercado led the scoring for the Pirates with 12 points and also led rebounding with 9. During the win against Florida A&M, he led all scoring with 18 points and added 6 rebounds.

This is the second StatSheet MEAC 6th Man of the Week honor for Ramon Mercado. Karamo Jawara, a sophomore forward from North Carolina Central, is runner up. DeMetrius Upchurch, a senior forward from North Carolina A&T, receives honorable mention. Howard players have not yet been named StatSheet MEAC Player of the Week this season.

Weekly Leaders

  • Scoring: Andre Armstrong, Coppin State: 24 PPG
  • Rebounding: Rashid Gaston, Norfolk State: 11 RPG
  • Assists: Blake Bozeman, Morgan State: 5 APG
  • Blocked Shots: Brandon Goode, Norfolk State: 4 BPG
  • Free Throws: Jamie Adams, Florida A&M: 9 PPG
  • Three Pointers: Andre Armstrong, Coppin State: 4 TPG
  • Steals: Jamel Fuentes, Norfolk State: 4 SPG

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1 NCCU 28-6 16-1
2 Hampton 18-13 13-4
3 Norfolk State 19-15 11-5
3 Morgan State 15-16 11-5
5 Savannah State 13-19 10-6
6 Florida A&M 14-18 8-8
7 Coppin State 12-20 7-9
8 Delaware State 9-21 5-11
8 SCSU 9-21 5-11
8 NCAT 9-23 5-11
 8Howard 8-25 5-11
8 Bethune-Cookman 7-25 5-11
13 UMES 6-24 4-12
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