Oglethorpe senior guard Branden Jovaag was named the SAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week Monday, honored for the week of Dec. 3-9.
Jovaag had another excellent week for the Petrels, averaging 17.7 points per game and shooting 54.1 percent as Oglethorpe went 2-1 on the week. He also averaged 2.7 steals per game. He scored 23 points on 9-of-14 shooting against Toccoa Falls on Friday night, and 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting against Boyce on Saturday.
Jovaag is currently second in the conference in scoring with 17.4 points per game and third in three-point shooting at 49.4 percent.
He and the Petrels will be off for exams this week, but will next take the court late next week when they travel to Daytona Beach, Fla., for the Daytona Beach Shootout. They will take on Roanoke next Thursday at 8 p.m. and Fontbonne next Friday at 6 p.m.