Friday, January 27, 2012

Sims named GSC Player of the Week

Carrollton, GA – UWG basketball star Da’Ron Sims has received weekly honors from the Gulf South Conference.

Sims was named Wednesday the GSC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for his performance in last week’s victories over West Florida and Valdosta State. The honor is the second this season for the UWG standout.

Sims, a 6-6 senior from Oakland, Calif., was outstanding in both Wolves’ wins a week ago. Thursday he scored 29 points and pulled six rebounds in UWG’s home win over West Florida. Two days later, Sims poured in 34 points and had seven rebounds in a big, road win over rival Valdosta State.

For the season, Sims leads the Wolves, and the Gulf South Conference in scoring at 18.6 points per game. He also ranks sixth in rebounds with an average of 7.0 per game.

West Georgia is 17-3 on the season, 4-2 in the GSC, and ranked 22
nd in the nation in this week’s NABC Top 25. The Wolves return to action Saturday afternoon at West Alabama.

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