Haynes-Jones named AAC weekly award winner

WICHITA, Kan. (WSU release) Samajae Haynes-Jones has been named to the American Athletic Conference’s weekly Honor Roll for Nov. 26-Dec. 2.

Haynes-Jones recorded a double-double with 21 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to lead the Shockers to a 71-63 win over Baylor on Saturday. The senior was 6-of-11 from three.

It’s the first weekly honor of Haynes-Jones’ career. The Wichita native is averaging a 13.1 points and a team-high 4.0 assists for the year.

The Shockers (4-3) travel to Oklahoma City on Saturday to face the Oklahoma Sooners. The 11:01 a.m. CT tip airs nationally on ESPNU.

American Athletic Conference Weekly Honors:

Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 2018

Player of the Week: Armoni Brooks, Houston

Freshman of the Week: Jayden Gardner, ECU

Honor Roll:

Jalen Adams, UConn

Shizz Alston, Jr., Temple

Samajae Haynes-Jones, Wichita State

B.J. Taylor, UCF

Jimmy Whitt, Jr., SMU

Wichita State’s 2018-19 Weekly Honors:

Nov. 12 – Markis McDuffie (Player of the Week)

Nov. 19 – Markis McDuffie (Honor Roll)

Dec. 3 – Samajae Haynes-Jones (Honor Roll)