Posted: Jan 14, 2020
Centennial Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Jesse Turkson, Jr., F, Haverford
Philadelphia, Pa. | Masterman
Turkson posted three straight double-doubles during a 2-1 week for the Fords which featured a 72-51 win against Washington College and 94-65 victory vs. Gettysburg. Turkson scored 24 points and grabbed 14 boards against the Shoremen before coming back with a 14-point, 10-rebound effort against Gettysburg, helping the Fords improve to 6-0 in Centennial Conference play. The junior forward shot 56.8% from the field during the week and was also 2-of-3 from beyond the arc against the Bullets as the Fords tied a program-record with 15 made three-pointers. For the week, he averaged 16.3 points and 12.7 rebounds per contest. Turkson is averaging a double-double in CC action with a conference-leading 19.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in conference play.