PALATINE, Ill. – Harper College freshman point guard Marcus Gatlin (Chicago, Ill./Curie) was named the NJCAA Region IV Div. III Men's Basketball Player of the Week yesterday.
Gatlin averaged 16 PPG, 7.5 RPG, and 2.5 APG over a two-game span last week. Against College of DuPage, Gatlin scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds. In Saturday's game against Joliet Junior College, the 5-foot-9 guard scored a career-high 17 points (8-of-16 shooting) and grabbed eight rebounds.
|Gatlin (with ball) was named Benton was named NJCAA Region IV Div. III Men's Basketball Player of the Week. (Kevin Tiongson)|
In Gatlin's last four games, he has scored 15 or more points in every game and is averaging 15.8 PPG, 6.3 RPG, and 2.3 APG over that span.
Gatlin's distinction marks the seventh time this season a Harper College men's basketball player has been named the Region IV Div. III Player of the Week.