Christian White, a 6'6" freshman from Jacksonville, Arkansas, has been named the NJCAA Region 2 Player of the Week for the week of January 14-20. He is the second Greyhound to earn the award after Jalen Lynn earned his second honor last week.
White helped the Greyhounds defeat Region 2 rival North Arkansas College in Harrison, scoring a season-high 24 points on 11-of-14 shooting, hitting 2-of-2 from the free throw line, and also pulled down 9 rebounds, had 2 assists, 2 steals and a blocked shot. After being saddled with 2 quick fouls in the first half, he scored 22 in the second half to help the Greyhounds to the road victory. White also scored 6 points, collected 6 rebounds and finished with 4 blocked shots in a loss to Itawamba Community College Monday.
Currently averaging 9.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and a team-leading 1.0 blocked shot per game, White is shooting nearly 55% from the field as the Greyhounds hold a 12-5 record and are receiving votes in the NJCAA National Poll.
The Greyhounds continue their road swing Thursday in a Region 2 matchup at National Park College in Hot Springs before returning to The Dog House Monday in the first of seven straight games at home. Monday's matchup with Northwest Mississippi Community College is scheduled to tipoff at 6:00pm.