Lamar’s Buster Ties Conference Record En Route to Southland Weekly Honor

first_imgThe sophomore joined three other Southland Conference student-athletes who have nailed 11 three-pointers in a game, including Sam Houston State’s Corey Allmond (2009), Lamar’s Mike James (2011) and Nicholls’ Lafayette Rutledge (2018). Week 14 Southland Conference Release (PDF) Honorable Mention: Rylan Bergersen, Central Arkansas; Sha’Markus Kennedy, McNeese; Bryson Robinson, New Orleans. He shot 3-of-4 from long range in the second half, including one just before the under-eight timeout to give the Cardinals a 16-point advantage, their longest of the day. McNeese once again managed to close the gap before Buster delivered a dagger from three and a crucial pair of free throws down the stretch. Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Davion Buster, Lamar – So. – Guard – Austin, TexasBuster found his touch early and often in Saturday’s win over McNeese, drilling three of his first four attempts from beyond the arc as Lamar raced out to a 19-6 advantage in the first six minutes. After the Cowboys pulled within one point with 2:25 to go in the first half, he converted on three-straight to finish the opening half with 26 points. FRISCO, Texas – Lamar guard Davion Buster is the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.  The Austin, Texas, native tied a Southland Conference single-game record with 11 made threes in the Cardinals’ 96-91 upset of Battle of the Border rival McNeese on Saturday. Buster was 11-for-18 from deep and finished with a career-high 39 points as LU snapped the Cowboys’ seven-game win streak and claimed its third-straight win in the series. The Cardinals (11-11, 5-6 SLC) look to win back-to-back conference games for the first time in 2019-20 when they host Central Arkansas at 7 p.m. Wednesday. LU turns around and travels out to Abilene for its second meeting with Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. Saturday.last_img

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