Taylor and Jackson Named SAC Players of the Week
Siloam Springs, Ark. (January 5, 2009) - John Brown University's Davaughn Jackson and Ashley Taylor claimed both the men's and women's Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors for Dec. 28-Jan. 4.
Taylor, a 5-10, sophomore forward from Bergman, Ark., had a career-high 27 points and a dozen rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles past No. 12 Oklahoma Christian. She also had two blocked shots, two steals and an assist in the game.
Jackson, a 6-6 junior forward from Nassau, Bahamas, had 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles past 10th-ranked Oklahoma Christian. Jackson shot 60 percent from the field and also had two steals and an assist. It was his fifth double-double of the season. This is also Jackson's second Player of the Week honor for the year.