Uploaded Ad
Article Image
Courtesy: David Barfield
Kaheem Ransom earns Southland weekly honor
Courtesy: GoBearkats.com
Release: 01/20/2014
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

spacer   Article Audio/Video spacer
  Play Video   Watch
Kaheem Ransom SLC POW

Kaheem Ransom of Sam Houston State has been named the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

Ransom led the Bearkats to a pair of road victories this week, averaging 21.5 points in wins over Southeastern Louisiana and New Orleans.

The junior from Wichita, Kan. (Southeast H.S.) scored 22 points and added three rebounds and four assists in an 85-78 win last Thursday against the Lions and went for 21 points, four rebounds and two steals in a 77-70 victory on Saturday at New Orleans.

Ransom connected on 12 of 21 shots from the floor, including 5 of 10 from 3-point range. He was perfect on all 14 free throw tries in the two games.

The Bearkats, winners of their last four games, are tied for second in the Southland standings, one game out of first place with a 5-1 league record. Sam Houston is 13-5 overall.

Ransom is the second-leading scorer for the SHSU men this season, averaging 12.3 points per game. He ranks eighth in the Southland in assists (3.6 per contest).

The junior guard has been the leading scorer for Sam Houston in six games this year including three of SHSU’s last four contest. The Bearkats are 9-1 when Ransom scores in double figures.

The SHSU men head to Incarnate Word and Abilene Christian for Southland road contests Thursday and Saturday. The next home game for Sam Houston is Thursday, Jan. 30, when the Kats play host to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

DVD Store
Hall of Honor
Bearkat Champions Fund
More On GoBears.com
All sports invited Nov. 22
Former Bearkat Ashton Mitchell playing in pros
Juniors earn post season honors
Seniors excited to lead Kats into third NCAA post-season event
6-11 center growing into the job
Jabari Peters and Kaheem Ransom Kats bring offensive punch
Bearkats named to Southland Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
Enterprise Holdings presents Bearkat seniors with job interview tips
Sam Houston student-athletes spread Christmas spirit
Zach Cabra
Class: Junior
Presented by Villas on Sycamore
How many years have you attended the Battle of the Piney Woods rivalry game vs. Stephen F. Austin in Houston?
My first game will be Saturday, November 1st!
Presented by State Farm
TFB Honorary Coach