Former Morehead State guard Demonte Harper was named Eurobasket.com Player of the Week in the VTB United League earlier this week.
Harper had 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in Zenit’s 84-73 win over Astana.
Here are details from Eurobasket.com:
28-year old guard Demonte Harper (193-G-89) put on an amazing game in the last round for Zenit and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2.
He had the game-high 21 points adding five rebounds and four assists for Zenit in his team’s victory, helping them to beat Astana (#9, 0-2), the league’s bottom-ranked team 84-73. Zenit is placed at 4th position in VTB United League. They would have been even better if they hadn’t lost that single game earlier this season. Zenit will need more victories to improve their 2-1 record. In the team’s last game Harper had a remarkable 75.0% from 2-point range. He turned to be Zenit’s top player in his first season with the team. Morehead State University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Harper is in league’s top in points (9th best: 15.7ppg) and averages solid 70.6% FGP.