Jalen Archie-Davis Named AMCC Player of the Week

Jalen Archie-Davis
Credit: Penn State

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona senior guard Jalen Archie-Davis (Norcross, GA/Norcross) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in men’s basketball Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

Archie-Davis had a huge week for the Lions, leading his team to a pair of AMCC wins.

In Wednesday night’s win over conference opponent Pitt-Greensburg, Archie-Davis scored a career-high 23 points, dished out a season-high nine assists, and added five rebounds, two steals, and one block. In Penn State Altoona’s victory over Hilbert on Saturday afternoon, Archie-Davis scored the game-winning basket with one second left on the clock. He finished the game with 19 points, six assists, six rebounds, and one steal.

For the week, Archie-Davis averaged 21.0 points per game while shooting 51.9% from the field. He also averaged 7.5 assists per game – including a 5.0 assist-to-turnover ratio – to go along with 5.5 rebounds per game and 1.5 steals per game.

In the AMCC this season, Archie-Davis is third in assists (81) and assists per game (5.4), seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.4), 11th in steals (20), 13th in field goals made (66), 14th in steals per game (1.3), 16th in field goal percentage (48.2%), 17th in free throw percentage (70.0%), and 19th in points per game (11.5).

This is Archie-Davis’ first career AMCC Player of the Week award.

Penn State Altoona men’s basketball is 5-10 overall, including a 4-5 conference record. The Lions ride their three-game winning streak into Steubenville, Ohio this Wednesday, January 16, when they take on AMCC opponent Franciscan University at 8:00 p.m.