Jackson State’s Johnson, Prairie View A&M’s Hugee lead awardees

BOSSIER CITY, LA – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2009-10 Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honors with Jackson State’s Garrison Johnson voted as the Player of the Year, and Prairie View A&M’s Darnell Hugee was voted the Defensive Player of the Year.

Honors were voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information departments, and selected members of the media.

Johnson, a 6-5, 190-pound senior from Smyrna GA, led the SWAC in scoring (17.3 ppg), was eighth in both free throw percentage (73.2) and three-point free throw percentage (34.8), fourth in three’s made per game (2.2), and third in minutes played (33.5/gm). He posted a pair of double-double games, and had a conference-high 12 20-point games, including a season-high 30 points vs. Mississippi Valley St. Jan. 30.

Hugee (6-7, 205, SR, Brooklyn, NY) ranked fourth in the league in scoring (15.2), third in field goal percentage (54.2), tied for the lead in blocked shots (1.9/gm), and 11th in rebounding (5.8). His efforts helped the Panthers rank first in the conference in points allowed, lowest field goal percentage, and lowest three-point field goal percentage. Hugee had a season high eight blocks vs Alabama A&M on Jan. 30 .

Tyrone Hanson of Jackson State was named Newcomer of the Year and Aaron Clayborn of Texas Southern was named Freshman of the Year.

Hanson (6-7, 200, SR, Brooklyn, NY), averaged 11.5 points, and 4.7 rebounds for the Tigers. He had 16 double-figure games this season, highlighted by a 23-point effort vs. Spring Hill on Dec. 30.

Clayborn (6-6, 215, FR, Benton Harbor, MI), averaged 5.2 points and 3.5 rebounds a game. He posted four double-figure games, including a season-high 18 points vs. Grambling St. on Feb. 13.

2010 SWAC Men’s Basketball First –Team All-Conference

Garrison Johnson
Jackson St.
G 6-5 195 Sr. Symrna, GA

Menji Mundadi
Alabama St.
G 6-3 195 Sr. Chicago, IL

Shannon Behling
Miss. Valley St.
F 6-7 200 Jr. Columbia, SC

Tramayne Moorer
Alabama St.
F 6-5 220 Sr. Haynesville, AL

Darnell Hugee
Prairie View A&M
C 6-7 205 Sr. Brooklyn, NY

2010 SWAC Men’s Basketball Second –Team All-Conference

Terrance Calvin
Univ. Ark-Pine Bluff
G 6-2 170 Sr. Clarksdale, MS

Deandre Hall
Texas Southern
G 6-5 180 Sr. Pontiac, MI

Tyrone Hanson
Jackson St.
F 6-7 200 Jr. Brooklyn, NY

Tavaris Washington
Univ. Ark-Pine Bluff
F 6-7 220 Sr. Fort Wayne, IN

Lebaron Weathers
Univ. Ark-Pine Bluff
C 6-8 245 Sr. Hattiesburg, MS

2010 SWAC Men’s Basketball Third –Team All-Conference

Christopher Jones
Prairie View A&M
G 6-0 190 Sr. Katy, TX

Junior Treasure
Texas Southern
G 6-3 180 Jr. Houston, TX

Travele Jones
Texas Southern
F 6-8 205 Jr. Los Angeles, CA

De’Suan Dixon
Jackson St.
F 6-5 200 Jr. Leland, MS

Otis Studivant
Miss. Valley St.
C 6-8 240 So. Bessemer, AL

2010 Freshman of the Year

Aaron Clayborn
Texas Southern
F 6-6 215 Fr. Benton Harbor, MI

2010 Newcomer of the Year

Tyrone Hanson
Jackson St.
F 6-7 205 Jr. Brooklyn, NY

2010 Defensive Player of the Year

Darnell Hugee
Prairie View A&M.
C 6-7 205 Sr. Brooklyn, NY

2010 Player of the Year

Garrison Johnson
Jackson St.
G 6-5 190 Sr. Smyrna, GA



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here