Miles earns SLC Player of the Week honor

FRISCO, Texas — UCA’s LaQuentin Miles was named the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday.

The senior forward had 28 points and a career-high 16 rebounds against Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday, along with five assists, two steals and a block.

The Jacksonville native also had 28 points against Charleston Southern on Dec. 21.

In two games since regaining his eligibility, Miles has averaged 28 points and 12 rebounds, along with eight assists and four steals.

Miles was a third-team All-Southland Conference selection in 2012-13, and led the conference with 57 steals in 2011-12.

The past two seasons Miles has led UCA in scoring, with 14.9 and 15.4 points per game averages, respectively.