WACO, TEXAS (Nov. 25, 2013) -- Xavier Roberson of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) was awarded the Red River Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor for the dates of Nov. 18-24. This is the fourth weekly award of the 2013-14 season,
Roberson, a senior guard from Houston, set career highs for single-game scoring on consecutive nights as OLLU won both games as host of the school's annual Halo Classic Tournament. In an 82-69 victory over Texas Wesleyan University, he accounted for 30 points, three rebounds and a pair of steals. Roberson topped that on Saturday with 32 points and six boards to pilot a 95-91 defeat of Northwood University (Texas). For the week, he was 13-of-24 (54%) from three-point range while becoming the tournament's all-time scoring leader. The Saints climbed to 3-3 on the season.
Roberson also received Player of the Week honors for the dates of Nov. 4-10, when he guided the Saints to a 107-102 victory over Texas Wesleyan University. He delivered 20 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals while sinking 4-of-7 shots from three-point range.
The NAIA Champions of Character program aims to instill five core values in NAIA athletes, coaches: respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship. Our Lady of the Lake University shares and supports these values and strives to promote the Champions of Character program by working with students, coaches through our Champions of Character educational program. For more information on the Champions of Character program, click here: www.championsofcharacter.org.
Luis A. Lárraga
Sports Information Assistant