TIGERS' PRICE EARNS FOURTHOVC ROOKIE OF THE WEEK HONOR
Wednesday, February 4, 2004
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State freshman guard Bruce Price has been honored as Ohio Valley Coference Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season for his player in the Tigers' games last week. Price averaged 21.5 points a game in a pair of tough OVC losses at the hands Austin Peay and Tennessee Tech in the Gentry Center. Price went 15-of-17 from the foul line as part of a 23-point effort against APSU, then scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half of a one-point loss to Tech. In addition to his scoring statistics, Price also collected 12 rebounds, eight assists and two steals. Price earned the honor his first week of collegiate play. He has received the award three times since conference play began in January.