Comer Named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
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Comer averaged 10.5 points, 6.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals over two games (Photo by Dennis Snyder).
Comer averaged 10.5 points, 6.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals over two games (Photo by Dennis Snyder).

FORT MYERS, Fla. - FGCU men’s basketball freshman Brett Comer (Winter Park, Fla./Winter Park HS) posted averages of 10.5 points, 6.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals over a two-game week en route to being named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.

Comer’s accolade comes just hours before the Eagles take on in-state ACC foe Miami at 7 p.m. The game can be seen live on Fox SportsNet and Fox Sports South in Southwest Florida. For Comcast users channels 56 and 401 will air third-ever meeting between the two teams, while DirectTV subscribers can see it on channel 646.

The Winter Park, Fla. product began last week with his first career double-double that featured 15 points and 10 assists in a home win over Prairie View A&M. A majority of Comer’s damage came in the second half where he had 12 points and six assists. In the win over the Panthers, he also had six rebounds and three steals.

Through the first two weeks of his collegiate career, Comer leads FGCU and ranks ninth in the A-Sun at 12.7 points per game. Comer also ranks third in the conference in assists (5.3) and tied for eighth in steals (1.8) while finishing in double figures in three contests.