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Dec. 2, 2019

BOSTON (MA) -- Stephen F. Austin's Kevon Harris earns the Lute Olson award national player of the week honors.

The 6-foot-6 senior helped the Lumberjacks to a pair of road wins last week. On Tuesday night he posted a game-high 26 points against Duke, as the 'Jacks became the first Southland Conference school to ever beat a No. 1 ranked team. On Saturday he had a game-high 22 points against Arkansas State.

The Lute Olson Award is presented annually to the nation's top Division I player who has played at least two seasons with his respective team. Freshmen and first-year transfers can be named to the All-America team, but are not eligible to receive the Player of the Year honors.

The award is named in honor of coaching great Lute Olson, who won 780 games in 34 seasons, 24 of which were spent at the University of Arizona. During that stretch he led the Wildcats to 11 Pac-10 Conference titles, 23 consecutive NCAA Tournaments, four Final Four appearances and a National Championship in 1997.

2019-20 Lute Olson National Player of the Week

(Dec. 25): Vernon Carey Jr, Duke
(Nov. 18): John Mooney, Notre Dame
(Nov. 11): James Wiseman, Memphis

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