Ben Lawson http://wkyufm.org en WKU Men's Basketball Team Adds Height to Roster, Courtesy of Britain http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-mens-basketball-team-adds-height-roster-courtesy-britain <p>The latest WKU men's basketball player will add some international flair to the roster.</p><p>Ben Lawson, a 6’11’’ forward, will have four years of eligibility at WKU beginning this fall. Lawson is a native of Hitchen, England and was a member of the England 18 and under national team.</p><p>Over 31 games for Oaklands College in Great Britain last season, Lawson averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds, and nearly five blocked shots a game. The big man can also shoot it from outside, hitting 40 percent of his three-point attempts last season at Oaklands.</p><p>Lawson is the fifth new addition to the WKU roster who will be eligible for the upcoming season.</p><p>Lawson joins Aaron Adeoye (6-7, forward, Marion, Ill.), Chris Harrison-Docks (6-0, guard, Okemos, Mich.), Payton Hulsey (6-5, guard, Memphis, Tenn.), Trency Jackson (6-2, guard, Jackson, Miss.) and Daouda Soumaoro (6-9, center, Mali) as newcomers to the Hilltopper roster in 2013-14. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:24:10 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 34237 at http://wkyufm.org