EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE Athletics has joined with Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., to take time each week to honor a Cougar student-athlete who excels both in competition and in the classroom.
This week's honoree is men's basketball student-athlete Jaylen McCoy. The junior from Montgomery, Alabama, is studying psychology with a minor in applied communications and carries a 3.16 grade point average.
McCoy has played in 14 games this season, starting the last eight. He is averaging 6.8 points per game and is shooting 37.1 percent from three-point range (23-62).
The Cougars will be back at home Thursday as they play host to Belmont at 7 p.m.