Omar Strong of Texas Southern has been named the 2013 Player of the Year of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Joining Strong on the SWAC First Team All-Conference is teammat Fred Sturdivant, Arkansas Pine-Bluff's Terrell Kennedy, and Derick Beltran and Malcolm Miller of Southern.

Sturdivant was also Defensive Player of the Year, while Terry Rose of Grambling State won Freshman of the Year honors.