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DI Menís Basketball Player of the Week Ė No. 3

January 21, 2014
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By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications and Sports Information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cameron Lewis of Fisk (Tenn.) has been named the NAIA National Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Lewis was selected based on his performances from Jan. 13 – 19 and was chosen out of a pool of conference and independent award winners.

Lewis, a native of Nashville, Tenn., averaged 29.5 points, nine rebounds and 5.5 assists to carry the Bulldogs to a pair of Gulf Coast Athletic Conference victories last week. In a 96-87 win against Voorhees (S.C.) on Jan. 13, the junior guard shot 50 percent (4-for-8) from 3-point range en route to a season-high 33 points. He was also a perfect 9-for-9 at the free throw line in the contest. Against Dillard (La.) on Jan. 18, Lewis continued his stellar play, tallying his seventh double-double of the season with 26 points and 11 rebounds. He finished the game three assists shy of his second triple-double of the season.

On the year, Lewis ranks fifth nationally in total assists (93) and total steals (49), while also ranking 10th in points per game (21.8).

For a complete list of all the national statistical leaders, click here.

The next NAIA National Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week will be announced on Jan. 28. For the complete Player of the Week calendar, click here.

Nominees: Latraius Mosley, Life (Ga.); William Nelson, LSU Shreveport (La.); Dominique Rambo, SAGU (Texas); Kyle Teichmann, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.); Charlie Wallrapp, Benedictine (Kan.); Garrett Neilan, Hope International (Calif.); D.d. Joiner, Rio Grande (Ohio); Antonio Snow, Montana Tech; Luke Miller, Emmanuel (Ga.); Stephen Coles, West Virginia Tech.

2013-14 Division I Men’s Basketball Players of the Week
Week 1 (Jan. 7): Dominique Rambo, SAGU (Texas)
Week 2 (Jan. 14): Phillip Miller, Wiley (Texas)
Week 3 (Jan. 21): Cameron Lewis, Fisk (Tenn.)