NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Elliott Cole, Gulf Coast State
Freshman – Guard
November 6, 2013
Gulf Coast State College’s Elliott Cole is this week's NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Cole, a freshman from Westchester, Ill., averaged 28.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in the Commodores’ two games on opening weekend. After a 22-point effort in Gulf Coast State’s November 1 season opener, a loss to Lamar State College-Port Arthur, Cole was even better the next day against Mississippi Gulf Coast. Hitting 11 of 21 shots overall and 6-of-14 from long distance, Cole scored 34 points and added seven rebounds and five assists in the Commodores’ 77-74 win. For the week, Cole shot 47.2 percent (17-of-36) from the floor, 45.5 percent (10-of-22) from the three-point line and was a perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line.