York, Pa. – Senior Devin Spencer (Baltimore, Md./Towson Catholic) notched his second consecutive Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week award, earning the honor for the week ending February 3 as announced by conference commissioner, Tom Byrnes, Monday afternoon.
Spencer garnered the weekly award after helping the No. 14 St. Mary's College of Maryland men's basketball team (19-2, 7-1 CAC) grab the No. 1 spot in the CAC standings with a 74-63 victory over No. 24 Wesley College this past Saturday.
The 5-11 guard poured in a game-high 25 points on 8-for-12 shooting for a .667 field goal percentage, including 6-for-8 from three-point range (75%). It was the second straight game in which Spencer knocked down a season-best six three-pointers. He added five rebounds, two assists and a steal as well.
Spencer currently ranks second in the conference in three-point field goals made with 53 and assist-to-turnover ratio with 2.1. He is also third in assists per game with a 3.4 average while ranking fourth in free throw percentage with 82.5 and three-point field goal percentage with 42.4%.
The Seahawks will be back in action on Wednesday, February 6 as St. Mary's hosts Frostburg State University (8-13, 2-6 CAC) in conference action at 8:00 pm. St. Mary's claimed the season's first meeting in Frostburg by a 96-89 margin on January 5th as Spencer picked up a season-best 26 points in the win.
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2012-13 CAC Men's Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 19 – Travon Vann, Salisbury, Sr., Guard
Nov. 26 – Jeff Haus, St. Mary's, Sr., Forward and Travon Vann, Salisbury, Sr., Guard
Dec. 3 – Christian Jackson, Frostburg State, Sr., Guard/Forward
Dec. 10 – Tim Harwood, Salisbury, Jr., Guard
Dec. 17 – Paul Reynolds, Wesley, Sr., Forward and Julian Watson, York, Sr., Guard
Dec. 24 – David Langan, Wesley, Jr., Center
Dec. 31 – Donn Hill, St. Mary's, Sr., Guard
Jan. 7 – Nick LaGuerre, St. Mary's, So., Guard and Paul Reynolds, Wesley, Sr., Forward
Jan. 14 – Travon Vann, Salisbury, Sr., Guard and Quincy Pettiford, Wesley, So., Guard/Forward
Jan. 21 – Reed Scott, Marymount, Jr., Forward
Jan. 28 – Devin Spencer, St. Mary's, Sr., Guard
Feb. 4 – Devin Spencer, St. Mary's, Sr., Guard