December 22, 2008

LaBrian Lyons Named PBC Player of the Week

DAHLONEGA, GA – Senior guard LaBrian Lyons has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 19.5 points in a pair of games last week for the Saints.

Lyons turned in a pair of stellar games as the Saints went 1-1 in a pair of road games. The senior began with 20 points, hitting all four three-pointers, in a three-point conference loss to Francis Marion.

He then scored 19, hitting four of six threes, in an 88-73 win at Anderson. Lyons added five assists at FMU and five rebounds with three assists at Anderson, giving him 19.5 points, 4.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game.

He hit 80% of his three-pointers and shot 52% (14-27) overall from the field. Currently ranked in the PBC top 10 in scoring, assists, three-pointers made and three-point percentage.

The senior picks up his first-ever PBC weekly award, and will look to keep the Saints on track as they host Carson-Newman on December 31, 2008, in a New Years Eve Regional match up. North Georgia is looking to improve to a perfect 6-0 in non-conference games this season.

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