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High Noon Highlights(4/13): Leyton Hammonds goes off for BC Nokia

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Leyton Hammonds Leads Nokia to Victory:

Former Cowboy basketball product Leyton Hammonds’ season is underway in Finland. Last night he was the go-to guy for his team. He would go off for 32 points, seven rebounds, a steal, and a block.

BC Nokia is currently 3rd in the Korisliiga, with a record of 23-17.

Cowboy Golfers Named as Semifinalist for the Hogan Award:

The Ben Hogan Award is awarded every year to the best player in collegiate golf. Essentially, it’s college golf’s Heisman. Zach Bauchou and Viktor Hovland have been named to the list of ten semifinalists. Joining them on the list are Shintaro Ban from UNLV, Doug Ghim of University of Texas, Theo Humphrey from Vanderbilt, Collin Morikawa from Cal, Fredrik Nilehn from Texas Tech, Justin Suh from USC, Braden Thornberry from Ole Miss, and Norman Xiong from Oregon. Hovland and Bauchou are in elite company of Cowboy golfers that have been named to the semifinalist list.

Oklahoma State Basketball to host Kentrevious Jones:

Former Xavier signee Kentrevious Jones will come for a visit this weekend. The 6’10’’ post player would be a big addition to Mike Boynton’s team. He could be some help as a big man after the loss of Mitchell Solomon and Yankuba Sima. He’s from Macon, Georgia and was signed with Xavier in 2017. It is reported by 247Sports that he did not qualify academically for Xavier. He’s been at Quality Education Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina for the past year.

Samford Basketball Grad Transfer Wyatt Walker Sets Visit to Oklahoma State:

Mike Boynton and company will have another chance at a big man when Wyatt Walker visits. The graduate transfer center out of Samford is 6’9’’ 240. He was injured last year but averaged 12.9 PPG and 9.7 RPG in the 2016-2017 season. He will also have two years of eligiblity due to his medical redshirt last season. With the lack of depth at the position for Oklahoma State moving into this coming season, Walker would be a nice addition.