A.J. Lawson Named C-USA Freshman Of The Week
Lawson Scored A Career-High 18 At Sam Houston State
DENTON – Freshman A.J. Lawson was named Conference USA Freshman of the Week after scoring 18 points off the bench at Sam Houston on Dec. 17. Awards are chosen by a vote from a media panel representing the 14 member schools.
Lawson earned his first C-USA Freshman of the Week honor, joined by sophomore Ja’Michael Brown and junior Jeremy Combs who both were awarded in previous years.
The Bryan, TX native led a late rally for North Texas coming up just short in the 76-70 loss. Lawson was 7-for-14 from the field and also contributed four rebounds, two assists and a career-high four steals. He also had two highlight worthy dunks against the BearKats.
C-USA FRESHMEN OF THE WEEK
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