Lee, Lofton, Lawhorn earn all-Region basketball honors

03.20.2013 | By Amanda L. Booren

San Jacinto College sophomore guard Mohammad Lee is the Region XIV 2012-13 most valuable player. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng-Armao, San Jacinto College marketing department.


Lee, Lofton, Lawhorn earn all-Region basketball honors

Amanda L. Booren -- March 20, 2013


PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College men’s basketball players Mohammad Lee, Zach Lofton, and Danny Lawhorn have earned all-Region XIV honors after leading San Jacinto College to the semifinals of the Region XIV tournament last week.

Lee, a 6-3 guard from Bronx, N.Y. (All Hallows HS / Chipola College) was named the region’s most valuable player. The sophomore averaged 19.0 points per game, a mark that led the team and ranks 25th in the nation. He also posted a team-best 7.8 rebounds per game.

Lofton earned all-Region second team honors, while Lawhorn was named to the third team. Lofton, a 6-4 freshman guard from St. Paul, Minn. (Columbia Heights HS), was second on the team in scoring at 16.6 points per game. Lawhorn led the squad in assists per game at 8.43 per game, a mark that is second in the nation. The 5-10 guard from Hartford, Conn. (Hartford Public HS) also averaged 9.9 points per game.

San Jacinto College finished the 2012-13 season with a 24-6 overall record, 14-5 in Region XIV play. The team advanced to the semifinals of the Region XIV tournament.


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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

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