Tuesday, November 12, 2013

KWC's Lonnie Hayes Named G-MAC Player of the Week After 57-Point Explosion

Kentucky Wesleyan College's Lonnie Hayes was named G-MAC Player of the Week on Monday after dropping a school-record 57 points in a one-point loss to Lake Erie over the weekend.

Here is a release from KWC:

Kentucky Wesleyan's Lonnie Hayes has been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week after scoring 78 points over a two-game

The senior from Cincinnati, scored a game-high 21 points in his debut for Kentucky Wesleyan in a 70-60 win over Quincy on Friday to open the 2012-13 season, as the Panthers played host to the All-American Club Classic.

Hayes also added four rebounds and an assist, as he shot 7-18 from the floor and 2-4 from long range. He managed to get to the line seven times, converting on five.

In the team's second game of the weekend, Hayes carried the team on his back scoring a school-record 57 points on 15-25 shooting. Even more impressive was his 30 free throw attempts, of which he made 26, both KWC records.

He only attempted three shots from beyond the arc, making one. Hays chipped in seven rebounds, three assists, three steals, and a blocked shot in the all-around effort.

KWC (1-1) plays at NCAA Division II foe Young Harris (1-0) at 3 p.m.
span this past weekend, highlighted by a school-record 57 points against Lake Erie on Saturday.

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