CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the second consecutive week, Shaw University freshman guard Nigel Martin (Cleveland, OH) of the men's basketball team was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Rookie of the Week announced Monday.
The accolade comes to Martin after scoring 25 points on 7-of-13 shooting during the Bears 84-78 win over Elizabeth City State in CIAA action last Thursday. Martin finished the week averaging 17 points and five rebounds. He currently leads the CIAA's freshman class in scoring at 15.2 points per contest.
Shaw (4-5, 1-2 CIAA) will return to action Thursday, Dec. 19 at Livingstone College for a CIAA division contest. Game time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Salisbury, NC.
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