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Men's Basketball
Demontrez Austin (South Georgia State College) — Austin is averaging 9.4 points and 11.4 rebounds per game, and he is second in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association in rebounding. He also has blocked 29 shots.

DeQuincey Bennett (Johnson and Wales University) — A senior, Bennett is averaging 12.6 points per game and has started 18 games for the Wildcats. He is shooting 38.7 percent from 3-point range and is hitting 81.2 percent of his free throws.

Jakeenan Gant (University of Missouri) —The 6-foot-8 Gant scored six points in the Tigers’ loss to No. 1-ranked Kentucky. For the year, he is averaging 4.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.

Alex Reid (Georgia College and State University) — Reid has played in all 21 games and he is averaging 3.3 points and 1.4 rebounds per game.

Tanner Reid (East Georgia College) — Reid has played in 23 games, starting 16, and is scoring 5.8 points per game. He is averaging 2.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.

DeAundray Rhett (South Georgia State College) — In 21 games, Rhett is scoring 6.1 points and pulling down four rebounds per game.

Ryan Wilkins (Middle Georgia State College) — Wilkins is averaging 12.6 points per game and is shooting 34.7 percent from 3-point range. He also is averaging 3.1 rebounds per game.

Jay Wright (University of Louisiana) — Wright is scoring 8.6 points per game, averaging 3.1 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game.

Women’s Basketball
Jakayvea Akins (Georgia Southern University) — Akins has played in 18 games and is averaging 1.6 points per game. She has nine steals and 14 assists for the Lady Eagles.

Hannah Anderson (Converse College) — Anderson is averaging 1.9 points and has 11 rebounds in 13 games for the Valkyries.

Tianna Germain (Kennesaw State University) — A freshman guard for the Owls, Germain has appeared in 12 games and has scored 10 points for KSU, which is 14-8.

Machala Raymonville (Armstrong State University) — Raymonville has played in 11 games for the Lady Pirates. She is averaging 4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game and also has 12 steals.

Aliyah Williams (LaGrange College) — In 18 games, Williams is averaging 1.5 points per game and has notched six steals.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong State University) — Mercer, the reigning Peach Belt Conference player of the year, went 2-for-2 with two walks as the Pirates dropped both ends of a season-opening doubleheader with Wingate.

Track and field
Kourtney Sizemore (Savannah State University) — Sizemore was fifth in the pole vault with a best of 2.9 meters in the Winston-Salem State Open to close out the indoor season.

Fletcher Smith (Anderson University) — The former South Effingham standout is 6-6 for the Trojans in his freshman campaign at 197 pounds.