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The Sideline: UCA's Duever, Hendrix's Boone get Player of Week honors

Posted: February 24, 2014 - 6:01pm

Duever earns Player of Week honors

Central Arkansas senior center Courtney Duever been named Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the fourth time the season she has earned the weekly honor.

Duever led UCA to a home win against Oral Roberts last week to keep the Sugar Bears in first place to secure a berth to the to Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament in Katy, Texas.

The senior from Austin, Texas, scored 24 of her career-high 36 points in the second half against the Golden Eagles to lead UCA to a 62-54 win. Duever’s 36 points ties the highest total for a conference player this season and is the most against a league opponent since Lamar’s Jenna Plumley score 36 against Texas State on March 2, 2011. Duever added 12 rebounds to collect her 12th double-double of the season and eighth in conference games.

Hendrix’s Boone gets lacrosse award

Hendrix College freshman attacker Carson Boone has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week.

Boone, from Allen, Texas, recorded 15 points with 10 goals and five assists in the Warriors’ pair of dominating wins last week. He tied the school record with 10 points in Wednesday’s 24-4 win over Dubuque. He recorded six goals and four assists in the game and also picked up eight ground balls. Boone added four goals and an assist in Hendrix’ 22-0 victory over Centenary on Saturday. For the week, Boone took 21 shots, 15 of which were on goal, and had 10 ground balls.

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