RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) -- Following Saturday night's buzzer-beater to beat Northern Kentucky, EKU senior forward Nick Mayo has been named the OVC Player of the Week.
It was Mayo's second buzzer-beater is a span of seven days. He also hit one to beat High Point on the road on December 1.
Mayo averaged 20.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game in two wins last week over USC Upstate and Northern Kentucky.
The senior standout now leads the OVC in scoring at 24.4 points/game and ranks second in rebounding at 9.2/game.
Mayo and the Colonels will look for their fourth straight win Saturday at Xavier. Tip-off in Cincinnati is set for 8:00.