February 1, 2012

Griffin and White named to Big South January all-conference team by CollegeHoopsNet.com

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Eric Griffin and Darren White of Campbell University have been named to the Big South January all-conference team selected by Jon Teitel of CollegeHoopsNet.com.

The duo has helped lead Campbell to a 14-10 overall record and 8-4 Big South mark entering Thursday's 7:00 p.m. home date with Charleston Southern (14-7, 8-3).

As a team, the Fighting Camels lead the Big South and stand second in the country in field goal percentage (.502) behind only Creighton (.514).

A junior wing from Danville, Va., White ranks 3rd among Big South scoring leaders at 18.2 points per game.  He has topped the 20-point barrier 10 times through 24 games, including a 22-point effort last week at Gardner-Webb.

White also ranks 4th among Big South leaders in field goal percentage (.544), 3rd in blocked shots (1.38), 17th in rebounding (5.8) and 4th in minutes played (33.21)

Griffin leads the Big South and ranks 7th in the country in field goal accuracy (.624), while topping the league in blocked shots (2.3).  He stands 2nd in rebounding (8.8) and 7th in scoring (16.9).  He tops the conference in games with 20-plus points and 10 or more rebounds (6).

The 6-foot-8 forward from Orlando, Fla., has produced 4 double-doubles in the last 5 games.  In Campbell's 91-73 loss at Charleston Southern on Jan. 5, Griffin tallied 23 points with 11 boards.

Campbell enters Thursday's game a 9-1 record this year at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena. 

Nick Barbour of High Point, Anthony Raffa of Coastal Carolina and Stan Okoye of VMI were also chosen to the Big South January All-Conference team by CollegeHoopsNet.com.

CollegeHoopsNet.com January Big South All-Conference Team
G Nick Barbour (High Point)
G Darren White (Campbell)
G Anthony Raffa (Coastal Carolina)
F Stan Okoye (VMI)
F Eric Griffin (Campbell)