GREENWOOD – Lander junior Rahu Purdie has been voted the Peach Belt Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced today.
The PBC Player of the Week honor is the first of Purdie's career and the first for Lander since Tobiasz Hose earned the honor on Dec. 21, 2015.
Purdie recorded 25 points, four assists, one rebound and one block in Lander's lone game of the week, an 89-83 win over Livingstone on Saturday afternoon. The White Oak, N.C., native shot 7-for-13 from the floor (.538), 2-for-6 from 3-point range and 9-of-11 from the foul line (.818) in 38 minutes of action.
Lander travels Fayetteville State on Monday, Dec. 11 and Young Harris on Thursday, Dec. 14.