ATLANTA, Ga. - Lipscomb's KJ Johnson earned the ASUN Conference Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week accolade, announced by the league office Monday. The honor marked the first of his career for Johnson, who averaged 24 points, as the Bisons went 1-1 on the week.
Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week
KJ Johnson, Lipscomb
Freshman | Guard | Lewisburg, Tenn.
- First Career ASUN Newcomer of the Week award; 24th all-time for the Bisons and first this season
- Has either tied or set a career-high in scoring in four straight games after notching 23 points at Tennessee Tech and 25 points at No. 23 Xavier
- Nearly recorded a triple-double in the win against the Golden Eagles with 23 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for his second career start
- Followed that performance with a career-high 25 points to go along with five rebounds and two assists vs. the Musketeers
- For the week, averaged 24.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists while shooting 58.6 (17-of-29) from the field