Amoria Neal-Tysor, a 2018 graduate of Lee County High School and a former member of the ladies basketball team there, was named Most Outstanding Player in the Southern Conference women’s basketball tournament which her Mercer University team won on Sunday in Asheville with a victory over Wofford.
Tysor, a junior, scored 78 points between the quarterfinal, semifinal and final games including a career high of 34 points in the semifinal. Additionally, she averaged 25.5 points in games played in her home state.
Mercer, based in Atlanta, will advance to the NCAA Women’s Tournament for the second time in Neal-Tysor’s career. Neal-Tysor was also named to the All Tournament First Team.
Neal-Tysor was also named College Sports Madness’ Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week back in December.