ATLANTA — Berry College's Elijah Hirsh has been selected as the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Men's Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 24.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game for the Vikings.
Hirsh scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Vikings' matchup at Rhodes, Friday. He shot 83.3 percent from the field (10-for-14), as well as a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line. Along with his 10 boards, Hirsh also finished the night with five blocks, igniting both the Berry offense and defense.
He then added a game-high 24 points in the Vikings' contest at Hendrix, Sunday. Hirsh shot 50-percent (8-for-16) from the field and went 8-for-11 at the free throw line. Finally, Hirsh finished with 11 rebounds, posting his second double-double of the week and fourth of the season.
Berry will host Centre College in their next contest on Friday, Jan. 12 at 8:00 p.m.