PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast's Azaria Howard has been named MACJC Player of the Week for the first week of the 2018-19 season.
The 6-foot-2 sophomore forward from Richland put up a double-double in the Lady Bulldogs' first game of the season, a 65-43 win over Coastal Alabama. She had 27 points on 75 percent shooting from the field and grabbed 13 rebounds.
Howard is now eligible for the NJCAA Player of the Week Award.
Gulf Coast returns to action Thursday when the Lady Bulldogs play Mississippi Delta in Senatobia. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.
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