Chuck Eidson Named SEC Player of the Week!

Senior Chuck Eidson was named the SEC's Player of the Week for his efforts against App State and South Carolina State. He turned a triple-double one night and broke USC's Steals Record the next ...

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.

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