The Peach Belt Conference named Columbus State’s Langston Gaither the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Jan. 10.
Gaither averaged 31 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games last week, including 37 in a win over Clayton State. The senior guard from Alexandria, Va., scored 25 with nine boards to begin the week against No. 25 Flagler. He came back to hit 7-of-14 from the field including 4-for-5 three-pointers against Clayton State. He also hit 19 of 20 free throws.
The 37 points is the most scored in a conference game in the PBC so far this season and second-most in all games. His 19-for-20 effort at the line is also the most makes and attempts in the PBC in all games this season. Gaither is currently second in the PBC in scoring and third in free-throw percentage.