Brandon Rachal named Naismith Player of the Week

Brandon Rachal named Naismith Player of the Week

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (WLOX) - Former Pearl River star Brandon Rachal was named Naismith Player of the Week on Monday.

He hit a pair of free throws with just one tenth of a second left to defeat number five Houston, a game in which he scored 20 points, and had a double-double on Saturday in a victory over Cincinnati.

Rachal is the team’s leader in points per game with nearly 16 per contest, the team’s leader in rebounds with just under 8 per game, and the team’s leader in blocks.

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