East Central University men's basketball senior Stirling Thomas earned the Great American Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor for Nov. 16, marking the second time in his career he claimed the honor.
Thomas averaged 22.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in the Tigers opening weekend. He added a .444 (16-of-36) shooting percentage from the floor and a .400 (8-of-20) from beyond the arc, eight assists, a block and a steal.
ECU will open the GAC schedule and play its first home games of the season this week at the Kerr Activities Center. The Tigers will first host Southern Arkansas, Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and then Arkansas-Monticello, Saturday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m.
Season tickets for individuals and families are still available and can be purchased by cash or check in the ECU Athletic Department in room 303 or by calling 580-559-5258.