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UMHB Men's Basketball player claims conference honor

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Posted at 10:13 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-18 00:15:38-05

BELTON, Texas – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men’s basketball player LaKendric Hyson has been named American Southwest Conference West Division Player of the Week for the week ending December 16th. This is the fourth overall ASC weekly honor for the Cru men this season.

Hyson, a senior guard from Mumford High School, poured in 27 points and grabbed a team-best nine rebounds in UMHB’s 35-point victory over the University of the Ozarks on Saturday. Hyson shot 56 percent from the field and added an assist, a steal and a blocked shot in the contest.

UMHB is 9-1 overall and has a 3-1 mark in ASC play on the season.