Amir Hinton named Athlete of the Week

LOCK HAVEN – Sophomore Amir Hinton (Philadelphia./Abington) of the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Athlete of the Week.

Hinton shares this week’s honors with Shippensburg’s Dustin Sleva.

He was outstanding for the Bald Eagles at the Wolf’s Bus Line Classic hosted at Shippensburg University this past weekend. Hinton averaged 31 points while bringing in six rebounds per game. He also went 23-27 from the free throw line.

In the first game against regionally ranked Virginia Union, Hinton shot .524 from the field for a total of 34 points. He totaled eight rebounds and five steals in the contest. In the game vs Shaw Hinton played all 40 minutes while scoring 28 points and hauling in four rebounds. For his performance Hinton was selected to the All-Tournament Team.

LHU will return to the court tomorrow (November, 14) when they travel to take on Carlow University at 7:00 p.m.