SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Chuck Eidson, South Carolina
G * 6-7 * 210 * Sr. * Summerville, S.C.
- Eidson became the first player in South Carolina history to record a triple-double, totaling 25 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists vs. South Carolina State.
- He also had five steals for the second-straight game against S.C. State and came back the next night to post two steals and break the USC career record of 223 set by Barry Manning (1988-92). Eidson broke the record in 87 games, compared to Manning's 123 career contests.
- Eidson also led the team in scoring for the third game in a row and made 12-of-13 free throws on the week.
- He is the only player in the SEC's top five in scoring (T-4th), rebounding (2nd), assists (1st) and steals (1st).
Eidson's Season Stats
PPG RPG APG BPG SPG 20.0 8.7 7.3 0.3 4.0
PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOTES
- This marks the first Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honor for Chuck Eidson.
- Eidson is the first Gamecock to win SEC Player of the Week since Antonio Grant earned the award on February 12, 2001.
- This also marks the sixth time a South Carolina player has received this honor since the 1993-94 season.