UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

Stephens Named ASC East Div. Player of Week

December 19, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

December 17, 2012

by Jeff Williford

RICHARDSON -- UT Tyler men's basketball player Joe Stephens has been named the American Southwest Conference East Division Player of the Week. The Patriots have won the award two weeks in-a-row, with Darren Houliston grabbing the honors last week.

Stephens had a season-high 22 points – including going 5 of 9 from 3-point range – and seven rebounds to fuel a 77-68 non-conference home win over Northwood and extend the Patriots’ program-record start to 7-1. More…

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