February 10, 2009

Bobcat Basketball’s Keaton Named GCSU Athlete of the Week

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Senior guard Shaun Keaton (Albany, Ga.) of the No. 14 Georgia College and State University men's basketball team (17-2, 11-2 PBC) was named GCSU Athlete of the Week for the week ending Feb. 8, the sports information office announced. This is the fourth such honor for Keaton and the sixth for the Bobcat men's basketball team this season.

Keaton paced the Bobcats to a pair of wins this week, averaging 18.5 points per game. He started the week with a 23-point breakout against UNC Pembroke, hitting 5-for-7 from three point and 8-of-10 from the free-throw line. He capped the week with 14 points and four rebounds in the win over North Georgia, adding a 6-for-6 from the line to go 14-of-16 from the charity stripe for the week.

Keaton and the Bobcats are back on the courts tomorrow, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. against No. 20 Armstrong Atlantic State University in the Centennial Center.

Visit www2.GCSU.edu/Bobcats to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GCSU Athletics Hall of Fame. The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement.