POPLARVILLE, Miss. — After leading No. 4 Pearl River to a 2-0 week in the East Central Classic, sophomore Rodgerick Brown (Memphis, Tenn.; Cordova) is the Forrest Health Wildcat of the Week. The PRCC women's program did not play.
Brown had his best week as a Wildcat in Decatur.
The 6-foot-7, 220-pound Wichita State transfer scored 28 points with 18 rebounds, four assists, seven steals and three blocks in the two games.
In PRCC's100-54 win over Bevill State, Brown scored eight points with four rebounds, three assists, five steals and three blocks. The next day, during a 98-60 win over Faith Prep Academy, Brown registered his first career double-double with career-highs in points (20) and rebounds (14). He also registered one assist with two steals.
Brown has been one of PRCC's leading scorers through seven games, averaging 12.3 points. He's also collecting a team-high 7.6 rebounds and 2.4 blocks.
The 7-0 Wildcats are off this week, but PRCC's women host Gadsden State on Friday at 5:30 p.m. Both teams will open MACJC play Dec. 9 at Copiah-Lincoln before heading into winter break.
HOW TO TUNE IN
All home events are broadcast on PRCCAthletics.com and PRCCMedia.com. Anyone who has an Amazon Fire or Roku device can stream PRCC broadcasts by downloading the "Pearl River CC" Channel from the app store.
2019-20 FORREST HEALTH WILDCATS OF THE WEEK WINNERS
Sept. 2: Terrence Humphrey (football), Maddie Beets (women's soccer)
Sept. 9: Taja Brown (men's soccer), Victoria Stewart (women's soccer)
Sept. 16: John Bowman (men's soccer), Jade Shaw (women's soccer)
Sept. 23: Miguel Hernandez (men's soccer), Paige Horsnell (women's soccer)
Sept. 30: Shande James (men's soccer), Isabella Thoennes (volleyball)
Oct. 7: Caleb Burke (men's soccer), Maddie Beets (women's soccer)
Oct. 14: Gayden Hence (football), Bailey Riddley (soccer)
Oct. 21: Noah Mitchell (football), Isabella Thoennes (volleyball)
Oct. 28: D.D. Griffin (football), Madison Smith (volleyball)
Nov. 4: John Bowman (men's soccer), Harleigh LaFontaine (volleyball)
Nov. 11: Isaih Moore (men's basketball), Mychala "Pooh" Linzy (women's basketball)
Nov. 18: Tae Hardy (men's basketball), Maliyah Bullard (women's basketball)
Nov. 25: Cameron Smith (men's basketball), Alanna Smith (women's basketball)
Dec. 2: Rodgerick Brown (men's basketball)