Cameron Delaney Named Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State guard Cameron Delaney is the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by MidSouth Bank.Becoming the second-straight Bearkat to earn weekly honors, Delaney averaged 19.5 points per game on 60 percent shooting from the field and beyond the arc as SHSU defeated Northwestern State and Lamar by an average deficit of 12 points.Delaney and the Bearkats (7-0) aim to stay perfect in league play with a road contest against Southeastern Louisiana at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the Southland Digital Network before returning home to host Stephen F. Austin at 7 p.m. Saturday.Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Cameron Delaney, Sam Houston State – R-Sr. – Guard – Harker Heights, TexasDelaney began the week with a 15-point performance in a 78-64 win over Northwestern State, shooting 4-of-8 overall and 3-6 from beyond the arc. He added six rebounds and tied his season high with a trio of offensive rebounds.The league leader in three-point percentage in conference games (.537), Delaney drained a career-high six threes on nine tries in a 69-59 win over Lamar to go with seven boards and a season-high two blocks. He shot 8-for-12 overall and finished with 24 points.Honorable Mention: Roydell Brown, McNeese; Hayden Koval, Central Arkansas; Bryson Robinson, New Orleans; Marlain Veal, Southeastern LouisianaSouthland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img

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