BIRMINGHAM, Ala.– The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Southern’s Brion Whitley SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. 

Whitley helped lead Southern to a league win over rival Grambling State this past Saturday. He scored a game-high and career-high 32 points while grabbing three rebounds. He shot 52.3 percent from the field on 11-of-21 shooting – including 45 percent from three-point range on 5-of-11 shooting. In addition, he went a perfect 5-of-5 from the foul line. 

Southern is now 9-9 overall and 5-0 in SWAC Play, where they stand atop alone the conference.

The Jaguars will be on the road this week University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Saturday 1/21 at 5:30pm.

(Per SWAC Press Release)