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 read more

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CRPF to appoint Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador

first_imgNew Delhi, Aug 29 (PTI) Countrys largest paramilitary force CRPF has decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu as its brand ambassador and bestow the honorary rank of Commandant on the ace badminton player. Official sources said the force has moved a formal proposal in this regard to the Union Home Ministry and after getting required sanctions, Sindhu will be honoured and presented the rank badges and camouflage combat fatigues of the CRPF at a ceremonial event. It is understood that Sindhu has been informed and her consent taken by the CRPF in this regard. A Commandant rank in the CRPF is equivalent to the position of a Superintendent of Police (SP) and such an officer commands a battalion of about 1,000 personnel, when posted in field operations. They said that about 3-lakh personnel strong force, mainstay for anti-Naxal operations and various internal security duty tasks in the country, chose Sindhu for the honour as her appointment will not only motivate the personnel to do better but will also send the message of women empowerment and that they are second to none. Being the brand ambassador of the force, they said, Sindhu would be asked to hold motivational sessions with troops when she is not playing or practising and her messages would be sent to all the personnel deployed across the country. The Central Reserve Police Force also has the credit of raising the first all-women battalion in a central paramilitary or a police force way back in 1987 and at present has four such contingents, with three in active duties. Few years back, border guarding force BSF had appointed cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. Sindhu won a historic silver in the womens singles badminton at the recently concluded Rio Olympic Games and was today conferred Indias highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — along with other Olympic stars wrestler Sakshi Malik (bronze medallist), gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai by President Pranab Mukherjee. PTI NES CM CMadvertisementlast_img read more

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