ATLANTA – Birmingham-Southern's Harrison Deneka (Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
Deneka scored 53 points in two road games this past weekend. The senior forward scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in an 89-76 win at Hendrix. Then against Rhodes on Sunday, Deneka earned another double-double, dropping 30 points and picking up 15 rebounds. He also recorded five assists.
Deneka will play the final regular-season game of his career on Saturday, Feb. 17 when Birmingham-Southern travels to Jackson, Miss. to face Millsaps.