Wesley Person Named All-Sun Belt Second Team

Troy sophomore Wesley Person has been named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Second Team, the league office announced Tuesday morning. Person joins Brandon Hazzard as the only two-time All-Sun Belt selections in Troy history.

TROY, Alabama – Troy sophomore Wesley Person has been named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Second Team, the league office announcedTuesday morning. Person joins Brandon Hazzard as the only two-time All-Sun Belt selections in Troy history.

 

Person finished the year sixth in the Sun Belt averaging 16.8 points per game, while leading the league with 3.1 3-pointers per game. The native of Brantley, Ala., has hit a 3-pointer in all 60 of his career games, which is the longest active streak in the country.

 

An All-Sun Belt Third Team selection last season as a freshman, Person leads the Sun Belt and ranks 15th nationally with 96 3-pointers on the year. His 96 3-pointers are the second most in Troy’s Division I history and the third most in a season all-time in Troy history.

 

Person finished the year with 521 points, which is the fourth most in a single-season in Troy’s Division I history. In addition to carrying his run of consecutive games with a 3-pointer into his junior season, Person already ranks sixth on Troy’s Division I career 3-pointer list and eighth on the all-time list.

 

Person led Troy in scoring 14 times and scored double-figures in 26-of-31 games on the year. He posted 15+ points on 16 different occasions and hit three or more 3-pointers in 19 games.

 

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First Team All-Conference

Tookie Brown (Georgia Southern, Freshman, G)

Josh Hagins (Little Rock, Senior, G)

Shawn Long (UL Lafayette, Senior, F)

Majok Deng (UL Monroe, Senior, F)

Erick Neal (UT Arlington, Sophomore, G)

Second Team All-Conference

Frank Eaves (Appalachian State, Senior, G)

Anthony Livingston (Arkansas State, Junior, F)

Marcus Johnson Jr. (Little Rock, Junior, G)

Justin Roberson (UL Monroe, Senior, G)

Wesley Person (Troy, Sophomore, G)

Third Team All-Conference

Devin Carter (Arkansas State, Junior, G)

Mike Hughes (Georgia Southern, Sophomore, G)

Roger Woods (Little Rock, Senior, F)

Ken Williams (South Alabama, Junior, G)

Emani Gant (Texas State, Senior, F)

Student-Athlete of the Year

Shawn Long (UL Lafayette, Sr., F/C, General Studies)

Defensive Student-Athlete of the Year

Justin Roberson (UL Monroe, Senior, G)

Freshman of the Year

Tookie Brown (Georgia Southern, Freshman, G)

Coach of the Year

Chris Beard, Little Rock

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