Arkansas college Players of the Week – Jan. 2-8, 2017

Henderson State's Pink Jones, photo courtesy HSU Sports Info. Arkansas-Monticello's Derylton Hill, photo courtesy UAM Sports Info.

This week’s Arkansas college Players of the Week are Pink Jones, Henderson State, and

Pink Jones, freshman, Henderson State (Fayetteville H.S.)

Jones helped her team turn things around after its first GAC loss of the season by recording a triple-double on Saturday. She put up 16 points, brought down 10 rebounds and dished out 10 assists. A good number of those assists were to teammate Brittany Branum to help her score a career-high 31 points as HSU defeated Northwestern Oklahoma State, 87-74.

Derylton Hill, junior, Arkansas-Monticello

UAM is off to its best start in school history at 10-0 overall, with a 6-0 conference record as a part of it. In wins over Oklahoma Baptist and Southern Nazarene last week, Hill averaged 21.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists. The junior was efficient in getting the job done, shooting nearly 74 percent from the field.

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