March 7, 2016

BY JOHN D. HOMAN
Logan Media Services

CARTERVILLE - Three John A. Logan College women's basketball players received postseason accolades this past weekend.

Freshmen Tiaunna Watkins and Kaili Bacon, along with sophomore, McKena Miller, were chosen to the Great Rivers Athletic All-Conference and All-Region 24 teams for work done this basketball season.

Watkins is from Hot Springs, Ark. She averaged a team-leading 18.2 points per game in her first year as a collegiate player. Watkins shot 43 percent from the field, including 32 percent from beyond the arc. She converted 75 percent of her free throws and hauled down 5.7 rebounds per game.

Bacon is a Carbonale product who averaged 14.2 points per game in her inaugural season, including 47 percent efficiency from the field and 31 percent from long range. Moreover, she shot 60 percent from the line and yanked down 5.5 rebounds per contest.

Miller is another Carbondale native. One of only two sophomores on the squad, she averaged 14 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 2 steals a game. She was good on 73 percent of her free-throw attempts, 44.3 percent of her field goals, and 32 percent on threes.