The Southern Athletic Association office named Oglethorpe University junior forward Josh Cammon the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, Jan. 20, marking the first time this season that a member of the team earned the honor. A Business Administration major, Cammon is from Covington, GA and a graduate of Tucker High School.
Cammon was outstanding in a pair of wins for the Stormy Petrels. He averaged 21 points, 13 rebounds, four steals and two blocks per contest in victories over Millsaps College and Birmingham-Southern College at Dorough Field House, all while shooting 53.3 percent from the field. He scored 32 points on 14-of-26 from the floor and grabbed 18 rebounds in Friday's 114-107 triple-overtime victory over the Majors, then 10 points on 5-of-6 from the free-throw line and eight boards two days later against Birmingham-Southern. He made five steals on Friday against Millsaps, then went for three steals and three blocks on Sunday against the Panthers.
The Petrel forward finds himself second in the SAA with four double-doubles and 129 rebounds. He's also fourth in the league with 1.9 steals per game and 34 total steals.To view these students click here: https://oglethorpe.meritpages.com/achievements/Josh-Cammon-earns-SAA-Weekly-Men-s-Basketball-Honor-at-Oglethorpe-University/116989