Southland Conference Player of the Week
FRISCO, Texas - After helping McNeese State to a road win over Arkansas-Little Rock in the Cowboys only game of the week, Jarvis Bradley has been voted the Aeropostale/Southland Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. Following is a look at his performance along with those voted honorable mention.
JARVIS BRADLEY, McNeese State, Jr., P, 6-6, 205, Dallas, Texas -- In the only game of the week for the McNeese State Cowboys, Bradley led them to a 60-46 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on the road. He scored a game high 21 points and pulled a game high 10 rebounds for the team's first double-double of the season. Bradley was 9-of-11 from the floor and 3-of-4 at the line. He also had two blocked shots and one steal in 35 minutes of play.
Dylan Moseley, Texas State, So., F, Frisco, Texas -- In Texas State's only game of the week, he scored a career-high 28 points and had seven rebounds in a win over Texas-Pan American. With Texas State leading by five points at the half, he scored the Bobcats' first nine points of the second period in helping stretch the lead to double-digits. Game marked the sophomore's first start of the season.
Shamir McDaniel, Sam Houston State, Jr., G, Converse, Texas -- Tied his career high with 18 points to lead Sam Houston to a 92-77 victory over Loyola Marymount. He hit 7 of 12 from the field, had five rebounds, four assists and a steal. Loyola Marymount came into the game ranked No. 16 in the CollegeInsider.Com Mid Major poll and was the runner-up in the West Coast Conference last year.
Durrell Nevels, Central Arkansas, Jr., F, Hot Springs, Ark. -- Nevels scored 12 points to go with 12 rebounds in a win at Bowling Green. He also blocked four shots and is now No. 2 in UCA single-season blocks with 34 (tied with Scottie Pippen).
Melvin Smith, UTSA, Jr., G, Covington, Tenn. -- Helped lead UTSA to a 1-1 record last week, capped by a thrilling, 64-60 win over defending NAIA National Champion Texas Wesleyan on Saturday. Smith poured in a career-high 25 points - 18 in the second half - on 12-of-12 shooting from the field to lead the Roadrunners from 10 points down midway through the second half to their fourth win of the season. With UTSA trailing 49-39 with just under 10 minutes to play, Smith scored eight points during a 14-0 run that gave the Roadrunners a 53-49 lead. He later drained the winning basket - a 12-foot baseline jumper - with 24 seconds left and grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed free throw with 16 ticks left to seal it for UTSA. Smith also scored 11 points in a 62-46 loss to TCU on Wednesday. He now has scored in double digits in six consecutive contests and is averaging a team-high 12.6 points per game this season.