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Jackson State guard earns SWAC player of the week honors

Jackson State guard Edric Dennis
Jackson State guard Edric Dennis

The SWAC named Jackson State guard Edric Dennis its Men's Basketball Player of the Week.

The Dallas native had a career-high 36 points to go with five assists and four rebounds during Jackson State's 94-62 victory over the Bulldogs on Dec. 30.

The sophomore followed that effort with a 22-point, five-board outing in the Tigers' 63-51 win at Alabama A&M on Jan. 2.

Dennis currently leads the team with 16.1 points per game.

James Jones: 228-896-2320, @_jkjones

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