Jan. 17, 2006
PLANO - Senior forward Alan Daniels, who helped Lamar post a 2-0 record last week and move into a four-way tie for first place in the league standings, was named Aeropostale Southland Conference Player of the Week on Monday, the third time he has won the award this season.
Daniels averaged 30.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and four assists per game last week. He shot 52.4 percent (22-of-42) from the field and 50 percent (9-of-18) from three-point range. He scored 24 points, grabbed five rebounds and had four assists in Lamar's 70-65 win at Stephen F. Austin.
A native of Tulsa, Okla., Daniels recorded his fourth double-double of the season with 37 points and 12 rebounds in Lamar's 93-89 win over visiting Texas-Arlington. It marked the fifth time this season he has scored 30 or more points in a game. Daniels has scored 30 or more points in a game 10 times during his career, which is tied with Earl Dow for second-most in school history. Mike Olliver, Lamar's all-time leading scorer, holds the record with 13.
Daniels leads the SLC and ranks ninth in the NCAA in scoring at 23.6 ppg. He has scored 20 or more points in 13 of 17 games times season, and has scored in double-figures in 15 of 17 contents... He also ranks 42nd in the NCAA in steals at 2.4 spg.