MACON, Ga. – After kicking off his collegiate career with three solid games, Lipscomb freshman Eli Pepper has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week as announced by the league on Monday.
Pepper started all three games for the Bisons in the 49th Annual Cable Car classic where he averaged 7.7 points per contests and 11.3 rebounds per outing. The Princeton, Kentucky native opened his career with a seven-point, 11 rebound night in Lipscomb’s double-overtime win over Santa Clara.
The newcomer then scored seven points and hauled in 10 boards against Milwaukee on Saturday before posting a nine-point, 13-rebound game against Denver on Sunday.
The Bisons open home regular season action on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. hosting Oakland City at Allen Arena in a contest that will be broadcast on ESPN3.