CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — American University men's basketball freshman Sa'eed Nelson claimed his first Corvias Patriot League Rookie of the Week and GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week awards after scored 24 points in back-to-back games last week.
Nelson, the top freshman scorer in the Patriot League, scored 24 points apiece in both of American's games last week. The freshman point guard finished with 24 points, five rebounds and two assists against Wagner, before scoring 24 points to go with seven rebounds, three assists and four steals against Saint Francis (Pa.). Nelson is currently averaging 15.8 ppg through five games this season.
American will host Western Illinois on Tuesday and head to Howard on Saturday.