Despite being only the third American Southwest Conference player, and first guard, to lead the league in both scoring and rebounding in a single season, Howard Payne senior Khyce Randall did not earn ASC Player of the Year honors.
Randall did, however, land on the All-ASC West Division first team for the third time in his career, while HPU freshman Timothy Aguero was selected ASC West Freshman of the Year.
Randall generated 25.8 points and 9.5 rebounds per game as senior. He was selected ASC West Player of the Week four times and also made an appearance on the D3hoops.com team. Randall scored a career high 41 points this year versus Rhodes and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds at Belhaven. He scored over 30 points in seven games this season and finished his career with 1,706 points.
Aguero averaged 7.2 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game and 2.1 assists per game for the Yellow Jackets. He scored a season high 21 points versus Schreiner. Averaging 20 minutes of action per game, Aguero played in all 26 games for HPU, starting 15.
Sul Ross’ Caleb Thomasson was tabbed ASC West Player of the Year as the senior forward ranked third in the conference with 19.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game, while shooting 60.6 percent from the field. Thomasson also dished out 3.1 assists per contest and averaged a blocked shot per game for the ASC champion Lobos.