CHARLOTTE, N.C. - For the second time this season, Stan Okoye has been named the Big South Choice Hotels Player of the Week, according to information released by the conference Monday.
Okoye averaged 30.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals in two wins last week. He opened with 21 points, six rebounds and six assists against Shenandoah on Jan. 2, and followed that performance with a career-high 39 points in the Keydets' Big South-opening win at Presbyterian College. Okoye tallied 26 points in the second half against the Blue Hose and also had eight rebounds and three steals in the victory. For the week, he was 20-of-33 from the field ( =60.6 percent), 6-of-12 from beyond the arc ( =50.0) and 14-of-16 at the charity stripe (87.5).
VMI basketball returns to action Wednesday, playing host to Liberty at Cameron Hall. Game time is set for 7 p.m.