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Walt Lemon, Jr., Named Country Financial Scholar-Athlete Of The Week
Release: Sunday 01/02/2013 

PEORIA, Ill. -- For the second consecutive week, junior guard Walt Lemon, Jr., (Chicago, Ill./Julian) has been named the Bradley Country Financial Scholar-Athlete of the Week announced Wednesday after helping lead the Bradley men's basketball team to a 67-57 win against Drake Saturday.

Lemon scored a season and game-high 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for the Braves Saturday at Carver Arena.  He also added six rebounds, four assists and two steals in 36 minutes of action.  A psychology major, Lemon owns a 3.25 cumulative grade point average. 
Each week, a Bradley student-athlete is selected as the Country Financial Scholar-Athlete of the Week.  The individual chosen must be at least a sophomore in class standing and boast a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average, while displaying a level of athletic excellence.

Lemon and the Braves return to action tonight, taking on Southern Illinois at 7:05 p.m. in Carbondale, Ill.  


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