GOODMAN NAMED MEN’S BASKETBALL CIAA NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK

GOODMAN NAMED MEN’S BASKETBALL CIAA NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference (CIAA) announced the winners of the leagues weekly men's basketball honors following week 4 of the 2017-18 men's basketball season. Shaw University senior Savon Goodman (Philadelphia, PA) earned Newcomer of the Week Tuesday.

Goodman, a 6-foot-6 forward hauled in a total of 53 points on (26.5 points per game) this week to help the Shaw University men's basketball team to two-straight wins this week. Goodman poured in a season-high 31 points and eight rebounds to help the Bears to a 93-86 overtime win, following a 22-point performance and five rebounds against Virginia Union Saturday in a non-conference action. This is Goodman's first time being named Newcomer of the Week on the season.

Shaw (4-4) will return to action Tuesday, Dec. 12 versus Chowan for their CIAA conference opener. The game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.

For the complete list of CIAA weekly honorees, click here.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw University men's basketball and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.