Cougar News
Men's Basketball - Wed, Feb. 27, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The TranSouth Athletic Conference has announced the All-conference awards for the 2012-13 season, and a pair of Mid-Continent University men's basketball players were included on that list. Lee Ames and Gavin Scott both earned places on the All-TranSouth second team in the league's final season of exixtence.

Ames, a 6'5" junior guard from Phoenix, Ariz., provided Mid-Continent with a deadly weapon from behind the 3-point arc during his first campaign in Mayfield. Ames poured in 404 points on the year - an average of 13.9 per game - while shooting the 3-pointer at an incredible 47% clip. He also proved to be equally adept at getting to the rim and drawing contact, as Ames led the Cougars in free throws made (63) and in free throw percentage (80.8%) on the season.

Scott, a 6'6" forward from Brooklyn, N.Y., spent his junior campaign putting up big numbers on the offensive end of the floor, as well as in the bolcked shot department. His 443 total points (15.3 ppg) led the Mid-Continent offense, and he added in 40 blocked shots on the defensive end of the floor. Combined with his 31 steals, and a team high 181 rebounds (6.2 rpg), those blocked shots made Scott a key component of a Mid-Continent defense that has helped the Cougars to 17 wins on the season.

Mid-Continent will open the postseason schedule on Thursday night when they welcome the Freed-Hardeman University Lions to the Mayfield High School Sports Arena for a TranSouth Athletic Conference Quarterfinal at 7 p.m.