BUFFALO, N.Y. - Dec. 11 - Brandon Emmitt, a sophomore guard on the Erie Community College men's basketball team, was named the Region III Male Athlete of the Week.
Emmitt, from Akron, Ohio/Garfield, led the No. 13 Kats to three wins this past week as they improved to 9-2. He had a game-high 16 points in a 96-65 win over Delta (Mich.) College and then added a game-high 19 points in an 87-76 win over Mid Michigan CC in the Lynn Conway Classic. He also recorded 12 points, five assists and a career-high six steals in ECC's 101-92 win over Niagara (Ont.) College.
Emmitt finished the week with 47 points, 12 assists and 12 steals. He shot 46.9 percent from the floor, including 40.0 percent from three-point range. He also made 9 of 11 foul shots.
He also leads Region III in free throw percentage at 87.9 percent, making 29 of 33 foul shots.
The Kats are off until Jan. 7, 2012, when they host Community College of Beaver County at the Flickinger Center.