BARBOURVILLE., Ky. --
Union sophomore Turrell Morris
has been named the Appalachian Athletic Conference's men's basketball player of the week, the league announced on Monday.
This marks the second week in a row Morris has received the honor.
Columbus, Ohio, native registered his fourth and fifth double-doubles
of the season as the Bulldogs went 1-1 last week. Union is now 4-5 on
Morris posted 16 points and had 14 rebounds in an 86-71
loss at Friends (Kan.) University. He followed that with a 29-point,
13-rebound performance in a 71-66 overtime win against NCAA Division II
Morris also scored 10 points and snared eight rebounds in an exhibition loss to Lincoln Memorial on Friday night.
On the week, he averaged 22.5 points and 13.5 rebounds per game and connected on 62.1 percent of his shots from the field.
Morris and the rest of the Bulldog men's basketball team returns to action on Friday evening when they take on Asbury at the
Roland Wierwille Classic held at Berea College. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.