UMKC senior guard LaVell Boyd has been chosen the Western Athletic Conference men’s basketball player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Boyd scored a career-high 32 points in a 77-66 loss to UT Martin on Dec. 20 at Municipal Auditorium. He tied a career high with seven three-pointers and became the first UMKC player with 30 or more points in a game since Dec. 28, 2014.
The weekly honor is the second for Boyd with the Kangaroos. He also received the recognition in the final week of the 2015-16 season.
Boyd ranks second in the WAC in scoring with 20.2 points per game. UMKC plays Mississippi State at 7 p.m. Thursday in Starkville, Miss.