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LSU-Shreveport's Davis named NAIA Player of the Week

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Brandon Davis of LSU Shreveport (La.) has been tabbed the NAIA National Division I Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Davis was selected based on his performances from Dec. 31 - Jan. 6 and was chosen out of a pool of conference/independent/unaffiliated groupings.

Davis, a 6-foot-3 junior forward from Pomona, Calif., made a splash in his first collegiate game as a Pilot. In the 115-85 victory over Huston-Tillotson (Texas) on Jan. 5, he finished with 31 points, 20 rebounds, five assists and three steals.

He shot 12-of-21 (.571) from the field, including 3-of-5 (.600) from long-distance.

He is just the ninth player in Division I to record 20-or-more rebounds in a single game.

Nominees: Greg Thomas, Life (Ga.); Dakota Downs, Concordia (Calif.); Alen Hadzimahovic, Culver-Stockton (Mo.); Jeremiah Dunnings, William Carey (Miss.); Denzell Erves, Xavier (La.); Marcel Towns, Great Falls (Mont.); Tyler Morgan, Shawnee State (Ohio); Daniel Armah, William Woods (Mo.); Charlie Shorter, Mid-America Christian (Okla.).

2012-13 Division I Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Week 1 (Jan. 8): Brandon Davis, LSU Shreveport (La.)

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