Burks Named SLC Player Of The Week
Dec. 1, 2003
PLANO, Texas -- Stephen F. Austin State University's Antonio Burks has been voted Southland Conference men's basketball player of the week after helping his Lumberjacks to two wins and a 3-0 start. Following is a look at his performance along with others nominated for the weekly award.
Antonio Burks, Stephen F. Austin, Sr., F, 6-5, 220, Texarkana, Ark. Burks helped the 'Jacks to a 2-0 record for the week with road wins over Baylor and Alcorn State. He led the team in scoring in both games, posting a career-high 28 points in the win over Baylor and coming back with a game-high 17 points in the Alcorn State win Saturday. For the week, Burks was 17-of-26 (.653) from the field, including 9-of-12 (.750) on three-point attempts, and 2-of-2 (1.000) at the line. He averaged 22.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.