Eagles Men's Basketball Notes
Men's Basketball Banquet April 14
The Georgia Southern Men's Basketball Team will hold its 2009-10 end-of-season banquet Wednesday, April 14 from 6-8 p.m. at Bishop Field House. Coach Charlton "C.Y." Young and the coaching staff will review last season's highlights and present awards. The Student-Athlete Award, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Most Valuable Player, and Coaches Award will recognize individual players for their accomplishments. Honoring Georgia Southern's basketball tradition, the Dr. Marvin S. Pittman Memorial Free Throw Award returns as an annual award.
Wohlleb Granted Release from Georgia Southern
Sophomore forward/guard Colby Wohlleb has elected to transfer from the Georgia Southern men's basketball team and has been granted his release from the University.
Wohlleb's 48.8 three-point field goal percentage led the Southern Conference and with 2.2 treys made per game, he was 10th in the league's individual statistics and 180th nationally. Following a freshman campaign in which he played 24 games and started four, Wohlleb started 12 of his 27 games played during the 2009-10 season. He finished as the fifth-leading scorer on the team with an 8.1 points-per-game average.
The Boca Raton, Fla., native scored a career-best 22 points at Western Carolina and at Appalachian State and pulled down a career-best eight rebounds at Evansville. Wohlleb was the top scorer on three occasions and top rebounder four times, including two games, Evansville and Appalachian State, where he had the top totals in both statistical categories.
Drayton Changes Uniform Number
Georgia Southern sophomore guard Ben Drayton will sport a new number for the 2010-11 men's basketball season. Drayton, who wore number 22 for the last two years, will switch to uniform number zero. Earlier in 2010, the Georgia Teachers College jersey of Chester Webb (1952-56), number 22, was retired with the plan for Drayton to wear the number 22 for the remainder of his collegiate career before the number was permanently retired. Drayton opted make a change to a new jersey number prior to his junior season.
- Category: Men's Basketball
- Published on Wednesday, 07 April 2010 12:29