Sports - Javelinas

Dec 2, 2013 9:22 PM by Texas A&M Kingsville

Javelina Duo Earns LSC Basketball Weekly Honors

KINGSVILLE, Texas - Texas A&M-Kingsville senior guard Rashad Basey was named the Lone Star Conference Player of the Week Monday by the league office after his performance in the Javelinas two games last week.

Basey continued to lead the Javelina offense averaging 21.5 points a game last week on 43.3% shooting. He was also 15-of-18 free throw on the week in the two games for 83.3%. The senior added six assists and six steals for the week.

In the Javelinas win over St. Edward's, Basey was 6-of-13 from the floor with a pair of 3-point baskets. He added 10-of-12 free throw shooting in the game. Basey scored six points and had a key assist in the final three minutes to seal the win. In Saturday's rematch with UTPB, Basey finished with 19 points, two assists and three steals. On the year, Basey leads the Javelinas with 19 points which is tied for first in the LSC.

Basey and his teammates return to action on Wednesday as they head to Laredo for a 7 p.m. clash with Texas A&M International. On Saturday, the men return to the SPEC on Saturday at 7 p.m. to host St. Mary's.

Junior transfer Lindsey Mahone was recognized for her play for Texas A&M-Kingsville on the hardwood last week as she was chosen Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week in women's basketball by the league on Monday.

In two games this past week, Mahone had a tremendous all-around week. The transfer led the Javelinas to a 1-1 record on the week averaging 24.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 4.5 steals. She hit 56% (14-25) from the floor and was 19-of-32 at the foul line.

In a last second loss to Southern Arkansas last Wednesday, Mahone scored a season-high 27 points with five rebounds on 7-of-14 shooting the floor. She was 12-of-15 from the foul line. Defensively, she added six steals matching Rosalie Cutri's high set the prior game against Our Lady of the Lake.

In Saturday's win over Texas A&M International in double overtime, she recorded the first double-double of the year by a Javelina. She finished with 22 points and 7-of-11 from the field with 12 rebounds. Ten of her rebounds came on the defensive end and she added three more steals.

Kingsville's women are off until they host Texas A&M International at home on Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.

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