FLORENCE, Ky. – Senior guard Khari Burton earns first Player of the Week accolade this season after standout performances at Midway and Carlow last weekend, as announced by the conference on Tuesday.
Last weekend, the guard combined for a pair of 18-point performances on 16-for-26 shooting (61.5-percent). In addition, Burton picked up three steals and handed out 14 assists.
Through 28 games, Burton has piled up the second-most assists in the league (125) and hands out the third-most assists per game, 4.46 apg, in the River States Conference. Burton has recorded at least six assists through six consecutive games, totaling 41 to average 6.8 helpers through this streak.
In addition, Burton has tallied 12-straight double-figure scoring performances, while also have five consecutive 20-point within this timeframe. With 389 total points this season, the Cincinnati native is averaging the third-most points on the Eagle depth chart at 13.9 ppg.