HomeHutchinson SportsGarrison Named KJCCC Player of the WeekGarrison Named KJCCC Player of the WeekTue, January 24, 2023 by Aaron NapierSHARE NOW For the first time in his career, Blue Dragon sophomore Jayden Garrison is named the KJCCC Division I Men's Basketball Player of the Week. (Andrew Carpenter/Blue Dragon Sports Information)By Hutchinson CC Sports Information HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Hutchinson Community College sophomore guard Jayden Garrison was a true team leader down the stretch in a pair of Blue Dragon victories over Independence and Cloud County.Garrison was named the Jayhawk Conference Division I Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday for those performances.The sophomore from Little River scored 15 points, making some big shots down the stretch of Hutchinson’s 115-94 win at Independence last Wednesday. He then hit a go-ahead baseline 15-footer with 39 seconds left to cap an 18-point outing in an 88-82 win over Cloud County.For the week, Garrison averaged 16.5 points while shooting 48.0 percent from the floor. Garrison was 7 of 17 from the 3-point line. Garrison had a career single-game high six assists in a key road win at Independence.This is Garrison’s first career KJCCC Player of the Week award and the third won by a Blue Dragon player this season. Teammate Aaron Franklin has twice been named the league’s Player of the Week.