Women's Basketball Player of the Week: November 28
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Texas Southern junior guard Joyce Kennerson has been named the Southewestern Athletic Conference's Women's Basketball Player of the Week following exceptional performances during games played from Nov. 21-27
Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Joyce Kennerson, Texas Southern
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Kennerson averaged 25.7 points per game and 3.7 assists per game and climbed to ninth on Texas Southern University’s all-time scoring list while leading the Lady Tigers during their 1-2 week. After missing the team’s second game of the season with an illness, the junior from Port Arthur, Texas scored a career-high 33 points on 12-of-21 (57 percent) shooting against the Bobcats. She also made 57 percent of her 3-point shots, going 4-for-7.
In Friday’s win over New Mexico State, Kennerson sparked a memorable fourth-quarter comeback by scoring 16 points (of her game-high 28) in the final period as the Lady Tigers outscored the Aggies 32-4 in the final 10 minutes. Kennerson shot 8-of-13 against the Aggies and handed out five assists and three steals.
For the week, Kennerson shot 50 percent from the floor (24-of-48) and made 85 percent (22-of-26) of her free throw attempts. She climbed seven spots from 16th to ninth on the all-time TSU scoring list during her three games this week; she has scored 981 points during her TSU career.