Malcolm Stevenson of Polk State basketball has been named NJCAA Region 8 Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
A sophomore guard from Orlando, he averaged 19.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.3 steals in three games during the voting period. He shot 58.8 percent (20-of-34) from the field and 77.8 percent (14-of-18) from the free-throw line.
Stevenson led Polk State to a 3-0 week and wins over No. 6 Gulf Coast State and No. 15 Chipola. In the win at Chipola, he scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting, hit 3-of-5 three-point shots, and had five rebounds and two assists.