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He had a triple-double in a game last week.

Posted: Jan. 9, 2018 11:28 PM
Updated: Jan. 10, 2018 7:30 PM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Northeast Mississippi Community College guard Bryant Givens has been named the NJCAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week after being receiving the MACJC honor Tuesday.

Givens had a triple-double with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a 100-88 win over West Kentucky Tech last Thursday in Northeast's return from the Christmas break.

Givens becomes just the second Tiger player to receive the NJCAA honor.

Givens is now averaging 9.5 points and 4.7 assists per game through 12 games in his sophomore year. The South Bend, Indiana native is a transfer from Lincoln Trail College in Illinois.

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