CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Freshman guard Nigel Martin (Cleveland, OH) of the Shaw University men's basketball team was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
Martin scored a career-high 34 points against Bowie State, shooting 11-for-18 from the field, 5-for-5 from the 3-point line and 7-for-7 from the free throw line. For the week, Martin averaged 25 points, six rebounds, and 1.5 steals in two games.
The Bears (3-4, 0-1 CIAA) will return to action Thursday, Dec. 12 with a home contest against Elizabeth City State University in a CIAA cross division contest at 8 p.m. in Spaulding.
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