Watson Earns Third OCCAC Honor

Lacey Watson
Lacey Watson

The Ohio Community College Athletic Association (OCCAC) has named Edison State Community College freshman Lacey Watson (Davenport North HS, Rock Island, IL) the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men's Basketball Player of the Week for January 7-13.

Lacey Watson has become a familiar name in this weekly posting, picking up his third honor of 2018-19 after going back-to-back on Dec. 10 and 17. For his latest laurel, he averaged 23.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 3.5 steals in two OCCAC wins for the Chargers. Watson recorded a triple-double (25 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assists) in Edison State's 116-93 win over Hocking College. He converted 8-of-17 field goal attempts in both games for 20+ points in each. Surrendered just three turnovers in 61 minutes. 

Watson is averaging 25.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 2.7 steals per game in his first season with the Chargers (13-3, 2-2 OCCAC).