Lawson Earns Second C-USA Freshman Of The Week Honor

Feb. 6, 2017

DENTON – Freshman guard A.J. Lawson was named Conference USA Freshman of the Week for the second time this season after scoring a career-high 31 points off the bench against Rice on Feb. 4.  Awards are chosen by a vote from a media panel representing the 14 member schools.

Lawson leads the C-USA in scoring among freshman averaging 11.1 points per game (244 points). He has 12 double-figure scoring games and became the first North Texas player to score 30 points this season. 

The Bryan, Texas native, had a career game against Rice on Saturday, scoring a career-high 31 points with seven rebounds, a block and a steal. Lawson went 10-of 15 from the field and also hit a career-high 10-of-12 from the free throw line. Lawson had a spectacular first half with 17 points off 6-for-7 shooting and converted three and-1 baskets.

This is Lawson’s second C-USA Freshman of the Week honor. 

N14: DaQuan Bracey, Louisiana Tech
N21: Byron Frohnen, UTSA
N28: Jailyn Ingram, Florida Atlantic
D5: Najee Garvin, Charlotte
D12: Deon Barrett, UTEP
D19: A.J. Lawson, North Texas
D26: Byron Frohnen, UTSA
Jalen Harris, Louisiana Tech
J2: Quentin Jackson Jr., Charlotte
J9: Giovanni De Nicolao, UTSA
J16: DaQuan Bracey, Louisiana Tech
J23: DaQuan Bracey, Louisiana Tech
J30: Byron Frohnen, UTSA
F6: A.J. Lawson, North Texas



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