UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – Spiders basketball sophomore Grant Golden was named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Golden averaged 21 points and 11.5 rebounds in games against Old Dominion and High Point last week, recording a double-double in each game. It's Golden's first career A-10 Player of the Week Award and the fourth time he's won an A-10 weekly honor after winning three A-10 Rookie of the Week Awards last season.
Golden led Richmond with 23 points and 11 rebounds December 19 against Old Dominion as the Spiders built an eight-point second half lead before falling late to the Monarchs. It was Golden's 16th career 20-point game and his 11 boards tied a career high.