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Multiple Mustangs Honored With Post Season Awards

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 Midwestern State seniors Andrea Carter and Dianna Jones garnered first-team honors while Shatoia Gober gained honorable mention when Lone Star Conference officials announced annual postseason awards Tuesday night.

Carter garnered first-team honors for the third straight season after leading the Mustangs with 13.4 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.

The Angleton native ranks sixth MSU's all-time scoring list with 1,433 points and is second with 1,003 rebounds.

Carter posted nine double-doubles this season as she was named to the LSC All-Defensive Team for the second straight year.

Jones earned first-team honors for the first time after gaining honorable mention last season. She was the league's freshman of the year in 2012.

The Hewitt native averaged a career-high 12.6 points per game while dishing out 4.2 assists as the Mustangs' court general.

Jones is third on the school's all-time assists list with 362 and became the 20th member of the 1,000-Point Club earlier this season.

Gober delivered stellar all-around numbers at 9.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game to garner honorable mention.

Midwestern State opens Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament play with a quarterfinal matchup against Eastern New Mexico Wednesday at the Allen Event Center. Tipoff is set for noon.


McNeal, Blackburn garner All-Lone Star Conference honors


 Midwestern State's Bretson McNeal nabbed first-team honors to lead a trio of Mustangs earning Lone Star Conference postseason honors as released Tuesday night at the postseason tournament banquet.


McNeal knocked down 71 3-pointers on his way to leading the team in scoring at 15.7 points per game.


The junior sharpshooter from Minneapolis, Minn. knocked down 45.5 percent of his shots from the field while hitting at a 43-percent rate from the arc.


McNeal delivered eight 20-point performances including a season-high 27  in a double overtime win over Lynn (Fla.) in December.


MSU senior forward Xavier Blackburn garnered honorable mention after scoring 10.3 points and pulling down 6.1 rebounds a game.


The Verdunville, La. native, who was the league's preseason player of the year, scored 10-or-more points in 16 games including a season-high 21 to go along with eight rebounds against Tarleton State last month.


Senior guard Derrell Gibbs was named to the all-defensive team.


Midwestern opens Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament play Thursday with a quarterfinal showdown with Cameron at the Allen Event Center. Tipoff is set for 2:30 p.m.

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