The Spring Hill College Department of Athletics has named basketball players Robert Gipson and Sha Sha Buchanan as its USA ROTC-Spring Hill College Student-Athletes of the Week for their efforts on the hardwood during the week of January 14-20, 2013.
Gipson, a junior guard from Mobile's W.P. Davidson High School, scored 19 points in two games this week while taking down 13 rebounds. For the year, he is scoring 8.2 points with 5.0 rebounds per game while shooting 41.4% (63-152) from the field.
Buchanan, a junior forward from Mobile's McGill-Toolen Catholic High School had 20 points with 10 rebounds and two steals in two conference games this week. So far this season, she has averaged 6.5 points and 4.2 per game with nine steals and two blocked shots in 13 games played.
In recognition of this honor, each week's winners of USA ROTC-Spring Hill College Student-Athletes of the Week award will receive a T-shirt, water bottle and handy gym bag compliments of the University of South Alabama ROTC.