Chambers Named A-Sun Player of the Week
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Reggie Chambers delivered a perfect shooting night in the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week against FIU to win the second Player of the Week award of his career, the conference office announced on Monday.
The sophomore guard shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the field as he finished with 16 points aiding the Eagles to an 81-64 victory against FIU last week. Chambers sparked the Eagles offense as he scored 14 of his 16 points in the first seven minutes of the game. He drilled four 3-pointers, the last of which he banked, as FGCU opened up a 33-17 first-half lead. The communications major from Miramar, Fla. also dished out a career-high seven assists against the Golden Panthers.
Chambers became the seventh player in the nation, and second player in the conference, this season to register a perfect shooting night from the field while making at least four 3-point field goals joining Kennesaw State’s Kelvin McConnell. When factoring in his seven assists, no player in the nation has combined the shooting performance with the number of assists in a game this season.
The Atlantic Sun Conference is an 11-member league committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun stands for achievement with integrity in both the academic and athletic arenas, with a focus on the balance between the two for our student-athletes. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.
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