GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior guard John Decker was named the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week, Monday. Landing the award for the third time this season, he helped lead the Knights to a pair of victories in Ohio last week to start the spring semester.
Decker scored a game-high 21 points, including a perfect 9-for-9 showing at the free-throw line in a 94-66 victory over Centre (Ky.) on Thursday in the opening round of the Bill Sudeck Holiday Classic hosted by Case Western Reserve.
In Friday's championship game against Bethany (W.Va.), Decker again led the way with 19 points as Geneseo earned the 80-59 victory.
Decker currently ranks fifth nationally with 26.9 points per game and third with 4.45 three-pointers per game. He also entered the week leading the nation with 296 points.