Rambo honored as RRAC Player of the Week
Sophomore scored 27.5 points per game
Lions on livestream tonight in San Antonio
WAXAHACHIE, Texas -- Sophomore Dominique Rambo was named the Player of the Week (Dec. 5-11) by the Red River Athletic Conference on Monday, December 12.
The 5-foot-10 point guard averaged 27.5 points per game during a pair of conference wins for Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
He poured in a career-high 33 points in the Lions’ 116-97 corralling of the University of the Southwest last Monday. In that game he had four assists and made five steals against the Mustangs.
Over the weekend the former football and hoops star at Cedar Hill’s Trinity Christian School led SAGU with 22 points as they topped Huston-Tillotson University, 86-64. He swished five three-point baskets in that game.
Rambo connected on 21 of 38 shots from the field (.553), including nine triples as the Lions improved their overall ledger to 9-0. They are tied with three other teams for first in the RRAC; Our Lady of the Lake University (7-3, 4-0 in RRAC), Texas Wesleyan University (6-1, 3-0), St. Thomas - Houston (4-4, 3-0) along with SAGU (9-0, 3-0).
“Bo,” as he is called by teammates, is 8th in the RRAC in scoring at 19.3 ppg. He is 13th in shooting percentage, making 43% of his tries. He is tops in the league in three-pointers (31); second in treys per game (3.4). His 3.78 steals per contest is also best in the Red River while he is eighth in assists, dishing out 3.89 per outing.
His previous best effort was 31 points in the team's 69-66 season opening win against the University of Science & Arts (Ok).
As a freshman at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Rambo averaged 14.3 ppg. His high game was 26 against Haskell University (Kan). The Eagles were 29-5 last season.
Robert Martinez of Our Lady of the Lake, Ronnie Moss of Wesleyan and LaDarren Williams of Texas College were additional nominees according to RRAC Sports Information Director, Darin David.
The Lions will be put to the test in their next two games, both on the road against nationally opponents.
Tonight (Dec. 12) they are in San Antonio, where they will clash with no. 23 Our Lady of the Lake University. Fans can watch the action on OLLU’s livestream feed at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/ollu-basketball----2010-2011-season
Following the Christmas break, the Lions meet no. 7 Texas Wesleyan University in Ft. Worth.
Contact: Mark “Link” Warde, Sports Information Director, at