Northwestern State guard Jairus Roberson is the Southland Conference Player of the Week as voted by the league’s sports information directors.
Roberson helped the Demons to a 2-0 week with this sharp-shooting abilities, making 9-of-19 from 3-point range.
The DeSoto, Texas, native scored 19 points in a 95-73 win against UNO and 23 points in a 100-85 win at Central Arkansas.
Roberson was the leading scorer in both wins as NSU (14-15, 11-9 SLC) locked up the No. 5 seed in the SLC Tournament.
NSU plays No. 8 seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the opening round on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Roberson has made 77 3-pointers, which ranks fifth all-time in NSU single-season history. He’s made 38 percent of his long-range attempts.
Roberson, who set every 3-point record at Trinity Valley Community College, is averaging 12 points this season.
The weekly award is NSU’s first season in men’s basketball.
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