Clemons Named Conference USA Freshman of the Week
Nov. 26, 2012
IRVING, Texas - Conference USA has named Co-Players of the Week as Yasmeen Thompson of Houston and UAB's Karisma Chapman share this week's honor while Southern Miss' Jerontay Clemons takes Freshman of the Week accolades.
Thompson averaged a double-double with 16.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game as the team won the David Jones Classic. Chapman accounted for 16 points and six rebounds per game plus had 11 steals and seven assists in the team's three wins last week, including two at the Samford Thanksgiving Classic. Clemons averaged 16.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game to earn MVP honors in the Lady Eagle Thanksgiving Classic.
Clemons finished the weekend averaging 16.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game to earn MVP honors in the Lady Eagle Thanksgiving Classic. She scored a team-high 16 points in the opening game against Savannah State to go with five steals and four assists while shooting 50 percent. In the championship game, Clemons registered her first double-double with 16 points and a team-best 11 rebounds. The freshman also handed out four assists and had two steals. For the season, she's averaging team bests of 14.0 ppg and 8.3 rpg as well as shooting 41.5 percent from the floor. Clemons picks up her first career Freshman of the Week accolade.