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Bucs’ Sexton earns Big South Player of the Week honors after record-setting night


Charleston Southern guard Jeremy Sexton (Chattanooga, Tenn.) has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced today by the Conference office. 

On Saturday in CSU's 83-75 win against High Point, Sexton was near perfect with a career-best 34 points on 12-of-13 shooting from the field -- including 8-of-9 from three-point range.  He also grabbed five rebounds and had two steals against the Panthers. The senior made his first eight three-point attempts to tie a CSU record for made three-point field goals in a single game. 

Sexton averaged 24.5 points, 4.0 steals and 3.5 rebounds in leading the Buccaneers to two victories last week.  He opened his week with 15 points and a career-high six steals to help rally CSU past UNC Asheville, 74-68, on Jan. 16.  Sexton scored 10 points and recorded three steals after the Bulldogs took a 12-point lead in the second half.  For the week, Sexton was 19-of-25 from the field ( =76.0 percent) and 9-of-14 from beyond the arc (64.3).

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