TSU's LADARIOUS WEAVER REPEATS AS OVC NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Ladarious Weaver, a 6-1, 165 lb guard from Atlanta, Georgia, was named Ohio Valley Conference "Newcomer of the Week" for a second straight week. Weaver averaged 15 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game last week (3 games) in repeating as the OVC Newcomer of the Week. He was named to the Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament team after helping the Tigers to a 2-2 record at the event. Weaver had 13 points in the tournament finale against Towson, including having to fill-in at point guard due to a teammate's injury; he hit the game-clinching free throw (49-47) with two seconds on the clock to perserve the 49-47 victory. He had 13 points against No. 12 Kansas and 19 points against Prairie View.