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Hollinger Selected as Week #9 Player of the Week in Men's Basketball

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Pfeiffer University’s Reggie Hollinger has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas men's basketball Player of the Week during week number nine of the 2011-2012 season. Hollinger (Orlando, FL) put together his best scoring week of the year averaging 28.5 points, five rebounds and three steals per contest in a 1-1 league week for the Falcons.

Opening the week against Barton, Hollinger dropped a game-high 27 points with six boards in just 25 minutes handing the Bulldogs just their fourth loss of the season in a 100-89 victory. Hollinger shot 66% from the field going 6-of-9 from the floor adding a 15-of-17 night at the free throw line for an 88% mark. The junior guard also added a pair of assists and steals in the win. At North Greenville on Saturday, Hollinger torched the Crusaders for another game-high 30 points with four more boards and four steals in 32 minutes of action.

Hollinger shot 50% from the field with an 8-for-16 shooting afternoon with a pair of triples and a 12-for-16 day at the charity stripe. For the week, Hollinger totaled a 56% shooting week going 14-of-25 from the floor while amassing an 82% free throw percentage draining 27 attempts in 33 chances. Hollinger continues to lead the team inside conference play averaging 22.3 points per game against league foes.

Hollinger and the Falcons are back in East division play on Tuesday heading to Coker before hosting rival Belmont Abbey on Saturday inside the Merner Gym. Pfeiffer is 9-8 overall on the season and 3-4 in league play.

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