Region V has announced the Men's Basketball Players of the Week for the week of Dec. 31-Jan. 6.
The North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Player of the Week is Javen Hedgeman from McLennan Community College. The 6-4 freshman guard from Pearland, TX recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds in the Highlanders' win over New Mexico Junior College. He also had 5 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks against NMJC. For the week, he had 30 points, 16 rebounds and 12 assists.
The Metro Athletic Conference Player of the Week is JJ Murray from Eastfield College. The 6-1 sophomore point guard from Rowlett, TX scored 30 points against Trinity Valley Community College and finished the week with 54 points, 9 assists, 12 rebounds and 6 steals.