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Lincoln Memorial's Rankin Named SAC Men's Basketball Player Of The Week

Lincoln Memorial's Rankin Named SAC Men's Basketball Player Of The Week

Lincoln Memorial's Chase Rankin was named the SAC Varsity Gems Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played during Week 9 of the 2022-2023 season.

Jan 17, 2023 by FloHoops Staff
Lincoln Memorial's Rankin Named SAC Men's Basketball Player Of The Week

Lincoln Memorial guard Chase Rankin has been named the South Atlantic Conference Varsity Gems Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played during Week 9 of the 2022-2023 season, the conference announced Monday.

Rankin, a graduate student from Columbus, Ohio, led the No. 5 Railsplitters to a pair of victories last week, including a 108-63 win over SAC foe Anderson. 

He averaged 16 points, nine assists and 7.5 rebounds for the week, while shooting 85.7% from the field and 66.7% from long range. 

Rankin had a near triple-double performance against Anderson, scoring 19 points, plus 13 assists and eight rebounds.

2022-2023 SAC Men's Basketball Players of the Week

Nov. 14 – Bryant Thomas, Carson-Newman
Nov. 21 – Quandaveon McCollom, Newberry
Nov. 28 – Inady Legiste, Tusculum
Dec. 5 – Richard Nunez, Limestone
Dec. 12 – Inady Legiste, Tusculum
Dec. 19 – Bradley Dean, UVA Wise
Jan. 2 – Destin Clark, Wingate
Jan. 9 – Me’Kell Burries, Lincoln Memorial
Jan. 16 – Chase Rankin, Lincoln Memorial

Varsity Gems is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the SAC Player of the Week awards program.