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A-Sun names Hurt top newcomer for second-straight week

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

MACON, Ga. – For the second week in a row, Lipscomb men’s basketball center Stephen Hurt has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week as announced by the league on Wednesday.

The redshirt freshman had a stellar performance at Austin Peay scoring 23 points and adding 18 rebounds on Dec. 18 before a 15-point, 13-rebound outing against Memphis on Dec. 20.

The Mufreesboro native averaged 19 points per game and 15 boards as he ran his streak of double-doubles to three consecutive games.  Hurt brought home his first A-Sun honor just last week earning “newcomer” honors for his efforts against Kentucky.

The Bisons return to action on Dec. 31 opening A-Sun play at North Florida.