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Highlanders’ Farquharson earns conference honor

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Jan 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-18 23:13:40-05

McLennan basketball guard Derrick Farquharson snagged the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Player of the Week honor for Jan. 8-14 after his outstanding performance in the Highlanders’ wins against Concordia JV and Ranger. The 6-5 sophomore from Charlotte, North Carolina, recorded a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Concordia. He scored 15 points against Ranger, and was 13-19 from the field and 5-6 from the free throw line for the week. This is Farquharson’s first honor for the season and the ninth consecutive week a McLennan player has garnered the award.