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NJCAA Men's Basketball Players of the Week: Dec. 3-9
 December 12, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jonathan Holton (Palm Beach State), Tony Jones (Johnson County CC, Kan.) and Corey White (Wytheville CC, Va.) have been named NJCAA men’s basketball players of the week for games Dec. 3-9.


Jonathan Holton – Palm Beach State College, Fla.
Forward – Miami, Fla. – Coral Gables High School

The Panthers earned two crucial victories in the Sunshine State last week behind Holton. In a 73-57 win over Santa Fe College (Fla.), the sophomore recorded 24 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks. Going up against No. 2 Northwest Florida State, Holton connected on 6-of-15 shots from the field for 18 points and dominated the boards with a game-high 21 rebounds. Defensively, Holton recorded another five blocks and picked away two steals in the 68-63 upset.


Tony Jones – Johnson County Community College, Kan.
Forward – Raymore, Mo. – Raymore-Peculiar High School

Johnson County has had a rough start to the 2012-13 season but an outstanding effort from Jones last week snapped the Cavaliers’ five-game losing streak. Jones posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds en route to a 60-48 win over Wentworth Military Academy. The sophomore recorded another double-double in a 70-45 loss to Highland CC (Kan.), scoring 19 points and pulling down a game-high 18 boards.


Corey White – Wytheville Community College, Va.
Forward – Ruther Glen, Va. – Massaponax High School

White’s effort last week extended the Wildcats’ win-streak to five games. The freshman hit 8-of-14 shots from the field for 18 points and hauled in 11 rebounds as Wytheville dismantled Virginia Highlands CC, 101-65. Against Virginia Western CC, White tallied another double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds in an 86-80 victory.


Men’s Basketball Players of the Week (Games up to Nov. 11)
DI: Chris Jones (G) – Northwest Florida State
DII: Mark Gilchrese (G) – Parkland College, Ill.
DIII: Bacarius Dinkins (F) – Mesabi Range CTC, Minn.

Men’s Basketball Players of the Week (Nov. 12-18)
DI: Domonique Harris (F) – Northwest Mississippi CC
DII: Bryan Yarce (G) – CC of Rhode Island
DIII: Andrew Maxie (F) – Eastfield College, Texas

Men’s Basketball Players of the Week (Nov. 19-25)
DI: Chris Jones (G) – Northwest Florida State
DII: James Pierce (G) – Phoenix College, Ariz.
DIII: Tyler Wood (G) – Onondaga CC, N.Y.

Men’s Basketball Players of the Week (Nov. 26 – Dec. 2)
DI: Demarcus Lewis (F) – Holmes CC, Miss.
DII: Aaron Simpson (G) – Lincoln College, Ill.
DIII: Tommie Starkes (G) – Rockland CC, N.Y.

Men’s Basketball Players of the Week (Dec. 3-9)
DI: Jonathan Holton (F) – Palm Beach State, Fla.
DII: Tony Jones (F) – Johnson County CC, Kan.
DIII: Corey White (F) – Wytheville CC, Va.

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