The Louisiana College basketball teams racked up award after award following big games by both men’s basketball senior guard Kae’ron Baker and women’s basketball sophomore forward Alex Harrison last week as both were named Players of the Week by both the American Southwest Conference in the East Division and by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as the best players of the week throughout all basketball playing schools in the state it was announced on Monday.
The LSU men’s basketball team struggled again offensively, especially from 3-point range, and suffered back-to-back losses by double digits in SEC play by falling to Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Jan. 23.
The Louisiana College women’s basketball team struggled through a terribly cold start, falling behind Ozarks (Ark.) by 16 points in the first quarter, but behind Alex Harrison’s first career 20 point/20 rebound game, the Lady ‘Cats stormed back to force overtime and took down the Eagles in the extra stanza 84-75 Saturday afternoon at H.O. West Fieldhouse.
The Louisiana College men’s basketball team started hot and remained so throughout the contest and hit 13 three-pointers at a scorching 65% clip in a convincing 90-75 win over the Texas-Dallas Comets Thursday night at H.O. West Fieldhouse.
Facing one of the best teams in the Southland Conference in its first home game in a month, Northwestern State came away with a handful of small victories in an otherwise tough 87-28 loss to Stephen F. Austin.